Allison Cartwright is our ECS Publications Officer. After a trip to the Canaries, she looks at bacteria that colonise cooling lava flows. I was fortunate enough to spend Easter break on the beautiful volcanic island of Lanzarote. As a leader… Read More ›
The 28th of March marked the first SfAM ‘Policy Corner’ at the 7th ECS Research Symposium (although not technically in a corner). Myself and Chris, supported by SfAM’s Policy Subcommittee, wanted to use this opportunity to show our early career… Read More ›
Stewart Cumiskey talks to SfAM President Professor Mark Fielder about his experiences in teaching Applied Microbiology.
The Early Career Scientists 7th Annual Research Symposium was at the University of Birmingham with a focus on Epidemiology and Infection Control. It brought together microbiologists, epidemiologists, public health researchers and early career scientists.Our ECS Communications Officer, Jenny French was at… Read More ›
Human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) was first recorded in the 14th century, when the Arab historian Ibn Khaldun wrote about the death of King Diata II of Mali, by what he described as “…the sleeping sickness, a disease that frequently afflicts… Read More ›
Barrie Rooney looks at the challenges of treating sleeping sickness. Along the upper reaches of the Congo River a 30-strong Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team move from village to village towing a floating laboratory. Our team is searching for Trypanosoma brucei… Read More ›