Ann-Marie Williams

Specialist Biomedical Scientist – Microbiology

Ann graduated from Liverpool John Moores University in 2003 with a Microbiology degree, and was fortunate to achieve a position in the Microbiology department as a Trainee Biomedical Scientist.

Qualifications

BSc (Hons), MSc, FIBMS

Overview

During training Ann had to acquire a Post graduate Certificate in Biomedical Science to ‘top-up' her degree for state registration with the IBMS. 

After completing the PgC, and the Registration Portfolio within the training year, Ann went on to complete an MSc at the University.

Since working at the laboratory for seven years, Ann has become interested in researching many topics within her discipline, such as antibiotic resistant organisms (i.e. MRSA, ESBL's), Clostridium difficile infections, and the different aspects of training with new members of staff.

Ann is also an assessor for the Registration Portfolio which provides a wide knowledge of how other laboratories around the country perform with respect to training.

With her interest in training, Ann hopes to promote Microbiology in the lecture at Chester University.

Ann's first language is Welsh, and she is originally from Llanberis, Gwynedd. Her interests include; socializing with good friends, reading, classical music, playing the piano (to grade 8), and walking.