Tag Archives: Andrew Balfour

Antibiotic resistance risk for coastal water users

Recreational users of coastal waters such as swimmers and surfers are at risk of exposure to antibiotic resistant bacteria, according to a new study¬† by Anne Leonard, Lihong Zhang, Andrew Balfour, Ruth Garside and Will Gaze published this week. We … Continue reading

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New science minister announces ‘war cabinet’ to tackle antimicrobial resistance on all fronts

*after much haranguing, finally another post from Will Gaze!* Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a hot topic at the moment and the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) recently issued a press release giving details of a cross-research council initiative to tackle … 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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hard at work…

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