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Young Microbiologist of the Year Finalists: Laura Caller

The Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year Prize is awarded by the society each year. The prize recognises and rewards excellence in science communication by a Microbiology Society Member who is a postgraduate student or postdoctoral researcher, having … Continue reading

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Science and the Assembly 2018

This year, on 22 May, the 14th Annual Science and the Assembly took place in Cardiff. Organised by the Royal Society of Chemistry, it brought together representatives from key scientific industries in Wales to speak about the important links between … Continue reading

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Emerging Zoonoses and AMR – a view from Twitter

The Emerging Zoonoses and AMR Focused Meeting took place on 2 July at the University of Surrey’s School of Veterinary Medicine in Guildford. We’ve turned to Twitter to look at some of the highlights of the event. In the days … Continue reading

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British Yeast Group: Embracing Variation – a view from Twitter

The British Yeast Group: Embracing Variation 2018 Focused Meeting took place in Leicester between 27–29 June. This year’s meeting included eight sessions, 18 offered papers, 17 posters and a full social programme offering everything from a beer tasting to a … Continue reading

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Uncovering the fungal pangenome

This June, Charley McCarthy presented his poster ‘The pangenome of Aspergillus fumigatus’  at the Early Career Microbiologists Summer Conference in Birmingham. Charley is in the third year of his PhD at Maynooth University, supervised by Dr David Fitzpatrick. For those … Continue reading

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Microbes and Mucosal Surfaces – a view from Twitter

The Microbes and Mucosal Surfaces Focused Meeting took place on 21–22 June at University College Dublin. We’ve turned to Twitter to look at some of the highlights of the event. Leading up to the event there was lots of excitement … Continue reading

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Early Career Microbiologists’ Forum Summer Conference 2018 – a view from Twitter

The Early Career Microbiologists’ Forum Summer Conference 2018 took place on 14–15 June at the University of Birmingham. We’ve turned to Twitter to look at some of the highlights of the Conference. Anticipation was high in the days leading up … Continue reading

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