Focus area: Novel products from microbes
An interview with Emily Addington
Emily Addington is a PhD student at the University of Strathclyde and a member of the Microbiology Society. In this interview she tells us about her research which includes looking at novel products that can be produced from microbes, tells us about her role in the ‘Dive for Antibiotics’ Project and how she is working to try and understand pathogenic organisms in more depth.
An interview with Professor Linda Lawton
Professor Linda Lawton is a Research Group Leader at Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen, and a member of the Microbiology Society. In this interview, she tells us more about her research into cyanobacteria and why she thinks microbiology matters.
An interview with Professor Robin Williams
Robin Williams is a Professor of Molecular Cell Biology in the Centre of Biomedical Sciences at Royal Holloway University in London. He is a member of the Microbiology Society, and in this interview, he tells us more about his research, which involves investigating how drugs and natural medicines function a molecular and cellular level.
An interview with Professor Sir David Hopwood, FRS
Professor Sir David Hopwood FRS is Emeritus Fellow at the Department of Molecular Microbiology at the John Innes Centre. He has been a member of the Microbiology Society since 1955, was awarded honorary membership in 1990 and President of the Microbiology Society 2000-2003. In this interview he tells us more about his research career and why it is important to be part of a membership charity such as the Microbiology Society.
An interview with Stephanie Diezmann
Dr Stephanie Diezmann is a Senior Lecturer at the University of Bristol, and a member of the Microbiology Society. In this interview, she tells us more about her research which focuses on Candida albicans, which causes a wide spectrum of disease in humans.