Professor Samuel Sheppard
Honorary Appointment (Medicine)
Swansea University Medical School
Telephone: (01792) 606554


  1. & Genome-wide association study identifies vitamin B5 biosynthesis as a host specificity factor in Campylobacter. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110(29)-11927.
  2. & Convergence of Campylobacter Species: Implications for Bacterial Evolution. Science 320(5873), 237-239.
  3. & Ribosomal Multi-Locus Sequence Typing: universal characterisation of bacteria from domain to strain. Microbiology
  4. & Campylobacter populations in wild and domesticated Mallard ducks (Anas platyrhynchos). Environmental Microbiology Reports 3(5), 574-580.
  5. & Temporal Variation and Host Association in the Campylobacter Population in a Longitudinal Ruminant Farm Study. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 77(18), 6579-6586.

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  • 'Genomic variation and virulence in Helicobacter pylori: identifying the genes/alleles underlying phenotype variation.' (current)

    Student name:
    Other supervisor: Prof Gareth Jenkins
    Other supervisor: Prof Thomas Humphrey
    Other supervisor: Prof Samuel Sheppard
    Other supervisor: Dr Jane Mikhail
    Other supervisor: Dr Thomas Wilkinson