Dr. Manal Mohammed is a veterinary surgeon. She has +14 years experience in veterinary and medical microbiology. Manal was awarded a scholarship to do her PhD at Universty of Liverpool where she studied molecular evolution of Japanese encephalitis virus and discovered a new genotype that affect the efficacy of current vaccines. Manal has moved to University of Westminster where she is interested in applying next generation sequencing technologies in investigating molecular basis of invasiveness of non-typhoidal Salmonella and understanding the complex dynamics of bacteria-phage interaction. Manal has presented her research work at several national and international conferences and she has recently presented at UK Parliament.