Tag Archives: University of Exeter

postdoc position available: “Context-dependent acquisition of antibiotic resistance mechanisms”

A one-year postdoc position is currently available in my lab at the University of Exeter Cornwall Campus! The dramatic increase in antimicrobial resistance (AMR) threatens the effective treatment of a wide range of infections and forms a global challenge to … Continue reading

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Eden Project: Invisible Worlds Exhibition

This is a bit overdue as the opening took place in May, but I still wanted to highlight the current Eden Project exhibition Invisible Worlds. This is a major new permanent exhibition that reveals the world beyond our senses: too … 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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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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Missing links: wild crickets (and bacterial speciation)

Had a chat with professor of evolutionary ecology Tom Tregenza today about a grant that I am struggling with writing about bacterial speciation. This is a topic that I am really excited about, perhaps because I am a natural history … Continue reading

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cards

Just an illustration of where we work at the moment: we have an office in the ECEHH head quarters in the Knowledge Spa in Truro  (top left card). At Tremough Campus we are temporarily renting lab space in the Daphne … Continue reading

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Travelling

It has been a while since I last posted as I have been quite busy travelling (and Cornwall is not exactly centrally located). Two weeks ago Pawel, Tremough colleague Britt Koskella and myself went to visit Martha Clokie and her … Continue reading

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