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Apply to the NERC GW4 PhD studentship “Context-dependent acquisition of antibiotic resistance mechanisms”

Together with collaborators Prof. Will Gaze (College of Medicine and Health, Exeter), Prof. Angus Buckling (Biosciences, Exeter) and Prof. Ed Feil (Milner Centre for Evolution, Bath) I have an advert up for a 3.5 year PhD position here in Penryn. … Continue reading

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NERC ‘FRESH’ PhD studentship

Applications are open January 15th – February 15th for a PhD studentship “Combining a novel phenotypic virulence screen with genomic approaches to uncover bacterial acquisition of multi-drug resistance and virulence in aquatic environments”. The studentship is organised through a NERC … 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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two visitors

Last week, we had the pleasure to have Gabriel Perron (University of Ottawa) and Pål Jarle Johnsen (University of Tromsø) over for a visit. They both gave super seminar talks and took their time to interact with lab members. We also … Continue reading

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Tromsø

Last week I had the pleasure of being the guest of Pål Jarle Johnsen at the University of Tromsø, the northernmost university in the world. I have recently been awarded a NERC ‘pump priming’ grant on incipient bacterial speciation for … Continue reading

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