Microbe Talk: May 2014

Posted on May 14, 2014   by Benjamin Thompson

It’s a special bumper-edition of the podcast this month, full of interviews I recorded at the Society’s Annual Conference that was held a few weeks ago in Liverpool.

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On the podcast we’ve got: Professor W. Ian Lipkin, discussing pandemics and Hollywood movies; Dr Laura Clarke, talking about bacteria that do strange things to nematodes; Professor Marvin Whiteley, explaining how infections can be polymicrobial; Dr Roger Sanders, talking about the chances of developing an HIV vaccine; and Dr Rita Colwell, explaining the challenges facing early-career women scientists.

Show notes:

  • Our conference roundup can be found here.
  • We’ve collected a selection from the hundreds of tweets from our conference here.

Don’t forget, you can subscribe to Microbe Talk on iTunes.