Bacteriophages of Gram positive bacteria: gateways to infection control
Dr G Xia, Prof J P Derrick
Applications accepted all year round
The rise in antibiotic resistance has prompted a renewed interest in bacteriophage research. A study of the molecular basis for recognition of the bacterial host has applications in detection, vaccine design and control of bacterial infections.
Understanding microbial lignin degradation in soil
CENTA - Central England NERC Training Alliance
Prof T Bugg, Prof E M H Wellington
1 May 2019
Project Highlights. Understand microbiology of lignin degradation in soil. Identify novel lignin-degrading bacteria and enzymes. Application to resource recovery from landfill waste.