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Microbe Talk - Conversations on Collaboration: Sir Paul Nurse on collaborative working and Horizon Europe
October 20, 2023
In this episode of Microbe Talk, our Policy and Engagement Officer Katie chats to Sir Paul Nurse, Director of the Francis Crick Institute and former President of the Royal Society. He was awarded the 2001 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his discovery of protein molecules that control the division of cells in the cell cycle and has since received over 70 honorary degrees. In this episode, Katie and Paul talk about the importance of collaboration and co-working in science, and discuss the UK’s recent re-association with Horizon Europe, the EU funding programme for research and innovation.
October 8, 2023
Each year, Dyslexia Awareness Week gives us a chance to take some time to reflect and learn about the everyday challenges people can face when they have dyslexia. In this episode, Adam, (who has dyslexia himself) speaks to Dr John Munnoch, who was diagnosed with dyslexia around the age of 8, to discuss how he has been challenged within the field of microbiology. John also explains how he has found his own way of learning, and how he has benefitted from the support of his family, friends and colleagues throughout his career.
Microbe Talk Conversations on Collaboration: Hilary Lappin-Scott on cultivating international partnerships
October 2, 2023
The latest edition of the Microbiology Society’s podcast, Microbe Talk, is now online. In this episode, our Policy and Engagement Officer Katie chatted to Professor Hilary Lappin-Scott OBE, President of the Federation of European Microbiological Societies (FEMS), about her career so far, the importance of collaboration in science and our recent re-association with Horizon Europe.
Microbe Talk Conversations on Collaboration: Elaine Cloutman-Green on working across microbiology's disciplines
September 8, 2023
This year the Microbiology Society is hosting FIS (the Federation of Infection Societies (FIS) conference) in partnership with HIS and BIA. FIS is all about fostering cross-disciplinary collaboration, so in this episode of Microbe Talk Clare speaks to Professor Elaine Cloutman-Green, a microbiologist whose work spans clinical, lab, and patient-facing roles about the importance of collaboration across microbiology disciplines.
August 8, 2023
For this episode of Microbe Talk, Clare is tackling the topic of AI in Microbial Genomics research. So what better time than now, to give AI a chance to generate the description?
July 4, 2023
In this episode of Microbe Talk, David Walker-Sünderhauf chats with Clare about his paper "Removal of AMR plasmids using a mobile, broad host-range CRISPR-Cas9 delivery tool" published in Microbiology.
June 6, 2023
Are you looking for a microbiology career pick me up? Well look no further! On this special episode of Microbe Talk, Clare sits down with Microbiology Society member Dr Oliver Severn to discuss his experience of working in industry.
May 24, 2023
This month, inspired by a paper published in Microbial Genomics, Clare takes a deep dive into the method of wastewater monitoring. She speaks to Professor Steve Patterson and Dr Anne Leonard about how wastewater monitoring is a useful tool which helps us understand not only the spread of diseases like COVID-19, but also antimicrobial resistance.