Detecting Schistisome Infection in Biomphalaria and Bulinus Snails
Dr C M Wade, Dr S Goodacre
Applications accepted all year round
Schistosomiasis (bilharzia) is a neglected tropical disease that affects some 252 million people worldwide. It is caused by parasitic flatworms of the genus Schistosoma and is contracted through human contact with contaminated water.
A biogeochemical conundrum: How do metals cross the bacterial outer membrane?
CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
Dr C Blindauer, Prof D J Scanlan
1 May 2019
Project Highlights. Highly efficient uptake of metal ions is central to major biogeochemical cycles. The project will provide insight into an important unsolved aspect of marine biogeochemistry.