My colleagues Aimee Murray, Lihong Zhang and Will Gaze and I have an ongoing collaboration with colleagues from the Royal Cornwall Hospital John Lee and Richard Bendall on the detection of ‘Staphylococcus intermedius Group’ (SIG) in human infections. These bugs … Continue reading
Posted in paper out!
Tagged Aimee Murray, ECEHH, John Lee, Lihong Zhang, Richard Bendall, Royal Cornwall Hospital, SIG, Staphylococcus cornubiensis, Staphylococcus pseudintermedius, Will Gaze, zoonosis
I think it’s pretty common for every scientist to dream at least once about winning a Nobel Prize for their research. While sadly the vast majority of us will always remain underappreciated by the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, you … Continue reading
Five of us from the ECEHH coastal pathogens research group based at the Penryn campus in Cornwall attended the Society of General Microbiology Annual Conference held this year in the International Convention Centre in Birmingham. This was a great opportunity … Continue reading
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
Posted in environment and human health, paper out!
Tagged 3GCs, Andrew Balfour, Anne Leonard, antibiotic resistance, bathing water, cephalosporins, ECEHH, Escherichia coli, Lihong Zhang, recreation, Ruth Garside, surfing, swinning, Will Gaze
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
*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
Posted in Cornwall, environment and human health, ongoing work
Tagged Aimee Murray, Andrew Balfour, Anne Leonard, antibiotic resistance, BBSRC, European Regional development Fund, Greg Amos, Lihong Zhang, Liz Wellington, NERC, Will Gaze
Long overdue, but I have updated the personal pages (black bar under the header picture) of everyone working with Will and/or myself. I have also added a list of Past Lab members. (This made me realize that I have not … Continue reading