Category Archives: introducing

Group Update

A very long while without a post on this blog, so high time for an update. This blog is mainly written by me with occasional (very good!) guest posts by members of Will Gaze‘s group (see e.g. here). It features … Continue reading

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visiting PhD student Nadia Andreani

I had the pleasure to host PhD student Nadia Andreani from the University of Padova for a six month stay. She wrote the following blog post about her time in Cornwall, which I am publishing now, a day after she … Continue reading

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Lab Visitor: PhD student Katia Djenadi

Will Gaze recently hosted PhD student Katia Djenadi from Algeria for a collaborative project; below she has written an account of her stay: From Algeria to United Kingdom: Algeria is a country located in North Africa giving on the Mediterranean … Continue reading

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Introducing BSc student Abigail Colclough

Bachelors student Abigail (Abi) Colclough started her year long placement in the lab in July: high time for an introduction! She has written a first blog post here and will write more on her project on a blog she has … Continue reading

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Lab Visitor: Ina van Beveren

We have the pleasure to welcome medical student Ina van Beveren of the University of Cologne for a two-week lab experience project. Specifically, Ina is working on phage transduction and has been busy preparing media, autoclaving, pouring plates, pipetting, counting, … Continue reading

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Group Photo

Last lab meeting was concluded with a group photo of European Centre researchers based at Penryn Campus. Back row (l-r): Research Fellow Dr. Lihong Zhang, Senior Lecturer Dr. Will Gaze, Project Student Ben McKenna (working on radon, UV and skin … Continue reading

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Goodbye Hugo and Andrew

Some recent personnel changes in the lab: Andrew Balfour filled in as technician during Daniela Farina’s maternity leave and has now moved to Bath to pursue a MSc degree in microbiology. Hugo de Vries from Wageningen University in The Netherlands … Continue reading

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Sex and Death in bacteria: Pawel Sierocinski explains!

Hi all, it has been a while since I last posted (I had a good excuse though, see previous post) and it is time to get this blogging thing going again! ECEHH Communications and Outreach manager Alex Smalley very recently … Continue reading

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New European Centre for Environment and Human Health website is up!

The new ECEHH website is now up and running and looking very flash. Perhaps this is a good time to explain our affiliation. The ECEHH aims to combine science with policy development, and works closely with local businesses to benefit … Continue reading

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Pawel and Lihong at work

Short bio’s and publication lists have been added for Pawel and Lihong (under headers above). More on their research soon, you’ll have to do it with pictures of Pawel screening Aeromonas for infective phages and Lihong transforming plasmids into E. … Continue reading

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