Siouxsie Wiles

Dr Siouxsie Wiles is a Senior Lecturer and head of the Bioluminescent Superbugs Lab at the University of Auckland. She and her team make nasty bacteria glow in the dark to find new medicines and to study how bacteria evolve to cause disease. Siouxsie is also a keen blogger, tweeter and podcaster and has won the hat trick of NZ’s science communication prizes for her efforts, including the Prime Minister’s Prize for Science Media Communication in 2013.