Iron Homeostasis in Bacterial Plant Colonization and Disease
Dr A Holmes, Dr N Holden, Prof S C Andrews
4 January 2019
Iron is an essential nutrient in all orders of life. Since uptake is hampered by insolubility, plants and bacteria have evolved mechanisms for active sequestration, through the secretion of chelators called siderophores, and uptake via transport mechanisms.
Tracking bacterial porin switching
Dr G Wagner, Dr S Barry
11 January 2019
Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is one of the major healthcare challenges of the 21st century. It has been estimated that AMR will lead to >10 million deaths per year and >100 trillion USD in lost economic output by 2050, if no immediate action is taken .