Leighton Jenkins

 

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   Position: Laboratory Manager - Learning & Teaching
   School: Cardiff School of Health Sciences
   E-mail: ljenkins@cardiffmet.ac.uk
   Telephone: +44 (0)29 2041 5514
   Room No: T2.18


Profile

I currently have a laboratory management role alongside laboratory teaching duties in the Cardiff School of Health Sciences at Cardiff Metropolitan University. Professionally registered as a Registered Science Technician (RSciTech) with the Science Council. A graduate from the University of Exeter in biological sciences and a member of the Institute of Science & Technology. I have experience of working in UKAS and FDA accredited microbiology laboratories in both the food industry and pharmaceutical research & production. I also have research experience in FDA accredited clinical diagnostics.

Published Articles

  • Cooper RA, Jenkins L. ‘Binding of two bacterial biofilms to dialkyl carbamoyl chloride (DACC)-coated dressings in vitro’ Journal of Wound Care. 2016; 25(2): 76-82
  • Cooper RA, Jenkins L, Hooper S, ‘Inhibition of biofilms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa by Medihoney in vitro’ Journal of Wound Care. 2014; 23(3): 93-104
  • Cooper RA, Jenkins LJ, Rowlands R. ‘The importance of using medical grade honey rather than table honey in the treatment of wounds’ Ostomy Wound Management. 2008; 54(4): 68
  • Cooper RA, Jenkins LJ. ‘The inhibition of biofilms of Pseudomonas aeruginosa with manuka honey’ Ostomy Wound Management. 2008; 54(4): 70
  • Cooper RA, Jenkins LJ. ‘A comparison between medical grade honey and table honey in relation to anitmicrobial efficacy’ Wounds. 2009; 21(2): 29-36
  • Cooper RA, Jenkins LJ, Henriques AFM, Duggan RS, Burton NF. ‘Absence of bacterial resistance to medical-grade manuka honey’ European Journal of Clinical Microbiology & Infectious Diseases. 2010; 29(10): 1237-1241
  • Cooper RA, Jenkins LJ, Rowlands R. ‘Inhibition of biofilms through the use of manuka honey’ Wounds, 2011; 7(1): 24-32