Oct 17 2019

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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Aug 06 2019

We would like to know your thoughts about our MICROBIhOME activities so we can develop them further. Was it fun? Did you learn something? How can we improve?


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Aug 06 2019

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 […]


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Aug 01 2019

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 […]


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