ECDC report shows halted increase in over all antimicrobial usage but the use of broad-spectrum last line of defence drugs continues to rise:
Sam and Ben, along with Beile Gao, from the South China Sea Institute of Oceanology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Guangzhou in China will curate a special collection of articles on the ‘Genomics, Epidemiology and Evolution of Campylobacter, Helicobacter and Related Organisms’.
In collaboration with Professor Alan McNally and from the University of Birmingham our latest project: Understanding the pathway to multidrug resistant bacterial pathogens has been funded!
Following recent unprecedented outbreaks of the H5N1 highly pathogenic avian influenza virus concerns have been raised to protect wildlife from livestock diseases. Sam spoke to the Guardian and was quoted as part of their article on disease spillovers between livestock and wildlife.
Sam has been promoted to Editor-in-chief of the Microbiology Society journal, Microbial Genomics. Read all about it here!
Sam and others from Bath organised a great conference in Bath.Continue reading
Ben has recently returned from a trip to Iquitos in Peru for the first meeting of our NIH funded project, in collaboration with the Universities of Virginia, Arizona and the USDA in the US.