In this interview we speak to Vincent Racaniello, Professor of Microbiology & Immunology, about his work on polio, picornaviruses and publicizing science through blogs and podcasts.
Our sister site, MedChemNet, spoke to Joseph Hargan-Calvopiña, Program Manager at BIO Ventures for Global Health, to find out more about their work in global drug development for neglected tropical diseases.
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.
Infectious diseases remain a major cause of mortality across the globe, so if pathogens could therefore be harnessed as a weapon, the implications would certainly be severe and far-reaching. Find out more about biothreats and bioterrorism in our explainer.
Continuing our focus on antimicrobial resistance, Editor, Martha Powell, takes a closer look at the steps that can be taken to prevent the spread of drug resistance.