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16 - 22 November 2015
Our research gives new hope to sufferers of lung disease
Helping to understand Ebola through genomic sequencing
Acetic acid, found in vinegar, shown to be effective in killing bacteria found in burn wounds
Changing worldwide policy on antibiotic resistance
Research Shorts: Antibiotic resistant bacteria
Vinegar used to treat infection in burn wounds
Posted 19 November 2015
The University of Birmingham's iconic clock tower 'Old Joe' has turned a shade of blue this week as part of the inaugural World Antibiotic Awareness Week.
Posted 22 October 2015
The Wellcome Trust has awarded two new four-year PhD doctoral training programmes to undertake in-depth postgraduate study with academics within our Institute of Microbiology and Infection.
Posted 20 July 2015
26 year-12 pupils from schools all around Birmingham join the Institute of Microbology and Infection this week to experience lab work and microbial science first hand.
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