Hi! My name is Karolina, I am an undergraduate student here at the University of Salford studying Human Biology and Infectious Diseases. This summer I was given an opportunity to join a group of lecturers and postgraduate students in running a public engagement activity at BlueDot festival. It was one of the best experiences I […]
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Building the dream: I have always wanted to create a virtual microbial world; a window into the secret life of microbes that usually, only us microbiologists get to see. I am interested in how bacteria grow and survive in the body. Most bacteria grow as “biofilms”. They secrete sugars called “exopolysaccharides” that form a well […]
We were thrilled to be part of the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition this year (free family event on 7th July. We travelled down to London with a car load of agar plates, swabs and microscopes. We had a prime spot in the reception area of the beautiful Royal Society building, who’s doors opened promptly […]