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Strep A: what you need to know
December 6, 2022
With a notable increase in serious Step A cases in the UK this year and concern over the risk to young children, we asked three expert Microbiology Society members to answer some common questions about Strep A.
Most Promising Science Poster Prize 2022: Journal of Medical Microbiology
July 25, 2022
Throughout Annual Conference 2022, delegates showcased excellent posters and exciting research. The Microbiology Society Journals ‘Most Promising Science’ prizes were awarded by Journal of Medical Microbiology Editors. In this blog, we meet the winners to find out more about them and their research.
The Interface of Microbiology and Medicine
October 16, 2019
On July 23, the Microbiology Society supported a national seminar titled ‘Interface of Microbiology and Medicine’ at Adamas University, India. The seminar was organised by the Department of Microbiology, School of Life Science and Biotechnology. Here Microbiology Society Champion Arindam Mitra discusses the event.
Microbe Talk: Thinking Small
May 17, 2019
Sometimes the big picture can be too big. Microbes are everywhere, and sometimes looking at the small things can answer questions you weren’t expecting to ask.
What is CRISPR-Cas?
August 9, 2016
CRISPR-Cas is making headlines as a powerful new gene editing tool that could change the whole of biology.
Exploring Open Data: Outbreak Surveillance on an International Scale
July 14, 2016
Open data has the potential to revolutionise microbial genomics. But in practice, many of the benefits of this technology remain untapped. So how can we achieve greater data sharing? Over the coming weeks, we’ll be featuring some highlights from a panel discussion on open data at the Annual Conference 2016.
Revisiting the Ancientbiotics project
March 22, 2016
It was this time last year at the Annual Conference that Dr Freya Harrison from the University of Nottingham gave a talk about the rediscovery she and her colleagues made of a 1,000-year-old Anglo-Saxon treatment for eye infections. A year after the announcement, we caught up with Freya to see how the research on the salve was progressing.