School staff join Microbiology bash

The enormous venue in Boston

Three members of the School of Biosciences, Shivanni Singh, Anne-Marie Krachler and Steve Busby are speaking at MIcrobe2016 over the weekend in Boston, USA. This is the world's biggest Microbiology Meeting with over 7,000 participants.

Find out more on the asm microbe 2016 website.

Dr Anne-Marie Krachler, a Birmingham Fellow within the School, delivered a talk entitled "Virulence Regulation through Integration of Mechanical Cues in Enterohemorrhagic E. coli" as part of the "May the force be with you: Microbial mechanosensing" session.

Shivanni Singh gave a talk entitled "A Molecular Explanation for the Toxicity of Horizontally Acquired At-rich Genes in Bacteria" as part of the "Let's Start at the Very Beginning: What's New with Bacterial Transcription Initiation" session.

Professor Steve Busby, Professor of Biochemistry in the School of Biosciences, acted as Convener for one session as well as talking about Bacterial Gene Regulation in a peer-to-peer exchange session.

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Shivanni Singh and Lisa lamberte at Microbe2016