Toxicology and Enterotoxins (Food poisoning)

Matt Baker's Profile

Matthew Baker grew up in Dunedin, NZ, went to high school in Sydney, Australia, and studied maths and chemistry at the Australian National University in Canberra. He was a John Monash Scholar and after a brief stint at the Vrije Universiteit in Holland, working on kinesins, he used this funding to go to Oxford University where he studied a DPhil in Physics looking at the bacterial flagellar motor - the outboard motor for the salmonella speedboat.

Personal Information
Title: 
Dr
Firstname: 
Matt
Surname: 
Baker
Location
City: 
Oxford
Country: 
UK
My FameLab
Place: 
Country Finalist
Year of graduation: 
2009
Professional Information
Field: 
Physics
Speciality: 
Biophysics, Bacteriology, Biochemistry
Qualifications: 
BSc(Hons) (Australian National University) 2004 DPhil (Oxford University) 2010
Public engagement experience: 

Spoken at Brighton, Cambridge and Cheltenham Science Festivals (Tree of Physics, Slam the Atom)

Performed Poetry and Science at Green Man Festival 2009-2011

Given a variety of public lectures at Ignite, Festival of the Spoken Nerd, British Science Association.

Languages Spoken: 
English
Intermediate Spanish
Topics of Interests: 
Biophysics
Bacteriology
Sperm (Motility and Fertility)
Secretion and Transport
Toxicology and Enterotoxins (Food poisoning)
Single-molecule measurements.
Media & Publications
Videos: 
Publications: 
http://www.physics.ox.ac.uk/berry/pdfs%20of%20papers/Cont%20Phys%20Baker%20Review%202009.pdf
 
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