Liverpool John Moores University – Partner University

For inquiries, please contact Dr Mark Murphy:

School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular sciences

Research Areas & Focuses

  1. The effects of the physical environment on biofilms
  2. Exploiting the mechanosensitive properties of bacteria and biofilms in biotechnology and biomedicine, specifically through the use of low-frequency acoustic stimulation
  3. Biofilms and Antimicrobial Resistance
  4. Biofilms and biosurfactants.


  1. AFM
  2. Confocal
  3. SEM
  4. We also have a range of general laboratory facilities including flow cytometry, molecular and analytical suites


Dr Mark Murphy
Dr Glyn Hobbs
Dr Ismini Nakouti
Dr Mayri Diaz

Department Link

School of Pharmacy & Biomolecular sciences