John Tregoning MA, PhD is reader in respiratory infections at Imperial College London. His research focuses on how virus and bacteria infect our lungs. He has published over 60 academic papers, collectively cited over 3,500 times. He is also well-established writer on academic careers, regularly writing commissioned articles for Times Higher Education and has also published in Nature and Science. A recent article was viewed over 90,000 times and was in the top 150 most discussed articles of the year. Dr Tregoning remains at the forefront of infectious diseases research and is based at Imperial College London where he runs a research group. He has presented his work at the Pint of Science festival as well as being invited to speak at conferences and universities both in the UK and overseas. Amongst other outlets, he has been interviewed by the BBC, Bloomberg and The Sunday Telegraph.