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Anutthaman Parthasarathy

Lecturer in Microbiology

Faculty/Dept/School School of Chemistry and Bioscience
(Faculty of Life Sciences)


Anutthaman (Hari) Parthasarathy is a chemically oriented biochemist focussing mainly on bacterial metabolism in various contexts. He has worked extensively on the enzymology and metabolism of anaerobes, later moving on to other topics. After conducting research in top-ranking research institutes in the EU and USA, he worked in grassroots science education and outreach in his native India for a few years. Subsequently, he worked with many undergraduates as a postdoc and adjunct again in the US, before finally joining Bradford.        

His current interests are: the gut microbiome, antimicrobial discovery & resistance, One Health, synthetic biology, microfluidics.    


Microbes, Metabolism, Enzymes, Bioactive Small Molecules, Biofilms, Pollution & One Health, Antimicrobial Discovery & Resistance, Gut Microbiome, Environmental Biotechnology & Bioremediation, Natural Products, Microfluidics.


Teaching interests


Teaching highlights

Yr1 Introductory Microbiology (BIS4013-B),

Yr3 Research topics in Medical Microbiology II (BIS6010-B),

Yr2 Medical Microbiology (BIS5008-B),

Yr3 Research topics in Medical Microbiology I (BIS6008-B),

Developing Professional Skills 1 (BIS4003-B)