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Posted 03 October 2016
Professor Laura Piddock has been awarded the 2016 Microbiology Outreach Prize. This is awarded annually to a microbiologist who has engaged in high-quality outreach activities during the last 2–5 years.
Posted 23 September 2016
Microbiologists from all over the Midlands met in Leicester for the third Midlands Molecular Microbiology Meeting on 21-22 September 2016.
Posted 09 August 2016
This week sees Nature Reviews publish Doug Browning and Steve Busby's summary of the latest state of our knowledge on the Regulation of Transcript Initiation in Bacteria.
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