Louise Corscadden, a second year PhD student, gives us her top ten tips for surviving the first year of a PhD – from getting over the fear public speaking to asking for help.
Glenn Tillotson tells us about the interesting and rewarding opportunities young scientists could have in the pharmaceutical industry, highlighting how his own perceptions have changed over time.
Some of the delegates from the Society for Applied Microbiology’s Early Career Scientist Research Symposium share the advice they’d give other early career researchers.
For International Women’s Day, we spoke to Sharon Lewin about her typical day, who inspires her and her great deal of international travel!
In a special feature for International Women’s Day, we speak to Dr Bobbi Pritt about her responsibilities, her typical day and the time she received a jar of living fleas in her lab!
The Microbe Directory is a collective research effort aiming to profile over 7,000 microbes in order to provide further information for any researchers carrying out metagenomic analyses. We spoke to two of the Project Leaders, Heba Shaaban and David Westfall about the project, how it’s being used in research and how you can get involved.
In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers validated a novel screening approach to identify host-directed compounds that reduce the replication of intracellular pathogens, Julie Kaiser explains.
In a recent study published in Nature Communications, researchers demonstrated that acquired resistance to the polymixin antibiotic, colistin, can be detrimental to bacterial survival, revealing unique evolutionary trade-offs of this new form of resistance.