Institute of Microbiology and Infection

Our vision is to find solutions to global challenges. With one of the largest groupings of microbiologists in the world, we are at the vanguard of innovative research into combatting antimicrobial and antibiotic resistance. We do this with a three-pronged approach: diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Posted 03 October 2016

IMI Professor awarded 2016 Microbiology Outreach Prize

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

Midland Microbiology Muster

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

Landmark review published this week

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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Forthcoming seminars

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