Scientists from the University of Birmingham and Norwich Research Park have discovered a link between a major mechanism of antibiotic resistance and resistance to the disinfectant triclosan that is commonly found in domestic products.
Two papers in the 15 June issue of Nature describe how on-site rapid sequencing has been used to follow the spread of Zika virus and its evolution.
Dr Andrew Lovering, Senior Lecturer in the School of Biosciences, spoke in the Antibiotic Resistance symposium at the annual meeting of the American Society for Microbiology in New Orleans, Louisiana on 2 June 2017.
An international research collaboration has studied the genetics of Zika virus in Brazil and beyond, providing a new understanding of the disease and its rapid spread through space and time.
Dr Nick Loman and Doctoral Researcher Josh Quick of the School of Biosciences are co-authors of an important article about the 2013-16 Ebola outbreak in West Africa, published in the 20th April issue of Nature.