Discover our highlights and key takeaways from the Microbiology Society Annual Conference with our Editor, Martha Powell, who runs through some of our favorite talks.
Horizontal gene transfer plagues the control of multi-drug resistant infections, but how exactly are genes transferred and can we stop them? In a recent Cell paper, Rubio-Cosials and colleagues detail the biochemical events leading up to the transfer of transposons carrying antibiotic resistance genes.
We look at some of the highlights of our Twitter chat (#TalkTB), where we questioned Madhukar Pai, Nandita Venkatesan and Jacob Creswell about all things tuberculosis – from diagnosis to social stigma.
In this infographic we take a look at the diagnostics currently in the pipeline for tuberculosis, highlighting the stage of development and intended use.
We take a look at the key microbiome therapeutics currently in the clinical pipeline for recurrent C. difficile infections and their prospects for the treatment of this disease in the future.