Thursday, 10 April 2014

Lecturer shows origin of E.coli strain

Dr Mat Upton, one of the lecturers in the School, has just published a study tracking the spread of a virulent drug-resistent clone of E.coli. You can read the article in PNAS, and it is covered in the local newspaper. He has also just started a biotech. company that will develop diagnostic tests for this and other bacteria (see press release below).