Jack Alderton


Jack joined Campden BRI in 2019 as a molecular biology technician for the microbiology safety and spoilage team after completing a BSc in cellular and molecular medicine from the University of Bristol and a Masters’ in E. coli infection mechanisms from Cardiff University.

Jack is currently working in the Emerging Microbiology Group as one of our microbiologists, exploring various new and exciting food and drink topics. His primary focus is on next-generation sequencing and its applications within the industry, aiming to identify innovative ways to benefit Campden BRI members. In parallel with his work, Jack is conducting a PhD at the University of Nottingham. His research uses 16S rRNA metabarcoding to identify key and time-critical bacterial populations throughout the production of beef-based products.

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