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February 27, 2020
Rising antibiotic resistance by pathogenic micro-organisms is a major health concern, as it’s leading to a huge rise in untreatable, life-threatening infections, especially in hospital environments. In addition, these pathogens can also create biofilms, which gives them further protection against antibiotics, detergents and our immune systems.
February 19, 2020
The Junior Awards for Microbiology (JAM Talks) is a monthly seminar series based in Birmingham that allows early career researchers to gain experience presenting to an audience of their peers. Eleanor Townsend, researcher at the University of Warwick, presented her work at the October JAM Talks in 2019. Here Eleanor takes us through her research.
January 22, 2020
On 23 October last year, Professor Judith Armitage, President of the Microbiology Society visited Trinity College Dublin as part of the President's Roadshow programme of events. Third year undergraduate Miruna Iancu attended the roadshow. Here, Miruna discusses the event.
January 20, 2020
The Microbiology Society and the Healthcare Infection Society (HIS) co-hosted a collaborative one-day workshop, titled ‘Bridging the clinical-research gap’ in London on 21 November 2019. The aim of this event was to bring academic and clinical microbiologists together to find ways to collaborate meaningfully, with an ultimate goal of improving the translation of research in infection prevention and control. Here, Dr Karen Robinson discusses her experience at the event.
December 19, 2019
Over 600 delegates attended the Federation of Infection Societies (FIS) 2019 in November this year. The meeting, hosted by the Microbiology Society, was held in Edinburgh and provided a unique interface for delegates from diverse backgrounds, all with an interest in infection, to interact.
December 16, 2019
From 4-6 November 2019, Microbial Genomics (MGen) helped support Editor Jessica Kissinger to attend the 35th Meeting of the Brazilian Society of Protozoology and the 46th Annual Meeting on Basic Research in Chagas’ Disease in Caxambu, Brazil. She presented a roundtable talk, a poster, promoted the journal and awarded two poster prizes in the area of genomics on behalf of MGen. Here, she discusses her experience at this long-running meeting focused on eukaryotic micro-organisms.
November 25, 2019
The Federation of Infection Societies Conference 2019 (FIS 2019) took place at the EICC, Edinburgh, UK on 11–14 November. We've turned to Twitter to look at some of the highlights of the conference.
November 13, 2019
On 31 July–2 August 2019, researchers from all over the world gathered in Newcastle for Designer Biology 2019 - the biannual conference of the Synthetic Biology community. As Microbiology Society Champions at the host institution for the event, Newcastle University, we were delighted to be part of the organising committee.