Amy in the lab

Meet Amy Bottomley, a microbiologist working out how bacteria grow and divide!

Amy Bottomley is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the i3 institute, University of Technology Sydney (UTS).  Her research focuses on how bacteria grow and divide, and how this process is regulated under different conditions such as nutrient limitation or during infection.  She is also passionate about developing science careers for young people, including giving a voice to early career researchers, and engaging with a younger audience to get them interested in science.