Microbiology Today: the impact of air pollution on bacteria

Posted on June 11, 2021   by Laura Cox

In this episode of Microbe Talk, Laura speaks with Lillie Purser, PhD student at the University of Leicester. Lillie’s research explores how air pollution can affect the way bacteria behave, specifically strains of bacteria involved in the health condition chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Microbiology Today: the impact of air pollution on bacteria

 

Find out more about Lillie and her colleagues at the University of Leicester’s research and follow her on Twitter @lilliepurser.
 
Find out more about how microbes have adapted to climate change and associated events in May’s issue of Microbiology Today Life on a Changing Planet.