An interview with Dr Kim Hardie
Dr Kim Hardie is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Nottingham and a member of the Microbiology Society. In this interview she talks about her research into biofilms and how they contribute to bacterial resistance to antibiotics.
An interview with Eleanor Furness
Society Champion Eleanor Furness tells us why she decided to pursue a career in the field of microbiology, about her experience joining the Society as an undergraduate and how being involved has boosted her professional skills.
An interview with Colman O’Cathail
Colman O’Cathail currently works at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science at the University of Nottingham, UK. He is a member of the Microbiology Society and Chair-Elect of the ECM Forum. He is currently working as a Bioinformatician at The European Bioinformatics Institute to work on the SARS-CoV-2 Data Hubs and tells us more about his experience in this interview.
An interview with Dr Yinka Somorin
Dr Yinka Somorin is a researcher based at Queen’s University Belfast and a member of the Microbiology Society. In this interview he tells us more about how his research could help clinicians make decisions on the most appropriate treatment for patients with urinary tract infections in order to avoid prescribing potentially ineffective antibiotics.
An interview with Professor Dawn Arnold
Professor Dawn Arnold tells us about her biggest professional achievement, why she joined the Society and talks about representing the Microbiology Society on the UK Plant Science Federation, a special advisory group of the Royal Society of Biology.
An interview with Professor Jo Verran
Professor Jo Verran is an Honorary Member of the Microbiology Society and known for her active involvement in microbiology education and outreach, particularly for undergraduates. Here she talks about her research, and how her passion for science communication led her to forming a platform for microbiologists to embrace literature via the Bad Bugs Book Club.
An interview with undergraduate K. M. Salim Andalib
K. M. Salim is an undergraduate student at Khulna University, Bangladesh, studying Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering. He recently became a Champion and is keen to engage with the wider microbiology community.