Owain Donnelly is an infectious diseases and microbiology doctor who is passionate about the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of parasitic diseases. During an MSc in Medical Parasitology from LSHTM, he worked on schistosomiasis diagnostics with Dr Bonnie Webster, based at the Natural History Museum, London. After this, he was awarded a research fellowship to spend a year working on malaria cell biology at the Francis Crick Institute, in the lab of Prof Mike Blackman. Previously he has worked as a Clinical Lecturer in Tropical Medicine at RCSI University, Dublin, which involved HIV clinical trial work as well as teaching responsibilities. He currently works in London and holds an Academic Clinical Fellowship at LSHTM.