Dr Frank Voncken


Lecturer in Medical Microbiology, and University Biological Safety Officer

Role at Hull York Medical School

I'm coordinating several modules and am teaching a wide variety of Biomedical and Forensic Sciences subjects at both undergraduate and postgraduate level within the Centre for Biomedicine.

Next to my academic roles, I'm currently the Biological Safety Officer for the University of Hull, Chair of the University Genetic Modification Safety Committee, and Biosafety Advisor for the Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust (Castle Hill Hospital).


I currently coordinate and teach on the L4 module 'Microbiology and Immunology', and the L6 module 'Molecular and Medical Parasitology' as part of the different BSc Biomedical Science programmes.

In addition, I teach on a wide variety of subjects as part of the different Biomedical Sciences and Forensic Science programmes at both undergraduate (BSc) and postgraduate (MSc) levels.

I further supervised for postgraduate research degrees including MSc and PhD students.