Jeanette Newman


Microbiologist (NCYC)

Jeanette is a Microbiologist on the NCYC (National Collection of Yeast Cultures) team. Her role includes sales of yeast cultures and services to both new and existing customers, the liquid yeast propagation supply for brewers, and the confidential safe deposit service for customers. Jeanette also assists with the maintenance, characterisation and quality control of the culture collection.

Jeanette has experience in both medical and food industry microbiology. She trained at St. Thomas’ Hospital in all pathology disciplines, including clinical chemistry, haematology, virology, immunology, and histology, before choosing to specialise in microbiology and qualifying as a Health and Care Professions Council registered Biomedical Scientist.

Jeanette joined QIB (formerly The Institute of Food Research) in 1999 as part of the Food Safety Division and obtained a Post Graduate Certificate in The Science and Management of the Food Chain from the University of Surrey. She worked on several multi-disciplinary European projects and many industrial projects for food companies before joining the NCYC in 2011.


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