Dr David Summers

  • College positions:
    John Haines College Lecturer
    Director of Studies in Biology
  • University positions:
    Senior Lecturer in Genetics
  • Subjects: Natural Sciences


BA in Natural Sciences (University of Cambridge), D. Phil (University of Oxford)

Awards and prizes

Pilkington Prize for Teaching (2003)

Research interests

Bacterial genetics. Plasmid biology. Control of the bacterial cell cycle. Development of E. coli as a cell factory.

Teaching interests

Genetics and Cell Biology (NST Part IA Biology of Cells, Part IB Cell and Developmental Biology, Part II Genetics; MVST Part IA Medical Genetics)