Andy wins GSK poster prize at Oral Healthcare symposium

Congratulations to Andy Frey whose poster at the recent GSK Postgraduate Oral Healthcare Symposium won the prize for best poster.  Competition was hot and he was especially praised for the progress made so far and his ability to field questions.  We hope the good work continues and can produce some papers soon...



Congratulations Prachi- MOM paper in press

Many congratulations must go to Prachi whose paper entitled "Gingipain-dependent degradation of mTOR pathway proteins by the periodontal pathogen Porphyromonas gingivalis during invasion" was accepted in Molecular Oral Microbiology last week and released on their 'online early' option today.  

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Stannington School Visit

On the 25th April Graham, Kate, Charlotte and Andy took on the challenge of trying to convince 5 classes of infant school children that bacteria are cool with our own brand of microbiology educational visit to Stannington Infant School.

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Jen and Hannah featured in 'The Biochemist'

Congrats to Jennie and Hannah who were featured in the December edition of 'The Biochemist' in an article summarising her work with Jen last summer.  Hannah was working on a project initiated and completely supervised by Jen and recruited via the ThinkAhead SURE scheme.

The award was very prestigious and the success of Jen's supervision is further highlighted by Hannah's continued enthusiasm in Microbial Science.

As an aside- Looking smart in labcoats ladies!!!

The Full article can be read here

The group at Researcher's night

Rebecca shows of her furry friendMany thanks to all group members for their sterling public engagement work at the recent Researcher's night held as part of the Festival of the mind held on 26th September, 2012.  The group were part of an impressive Dental school presence and wowed the attending members of the community with educational material on microbes and with the stories of our research efforts.

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SGM Warwick 2012- 'by hook or crook'

The group was a large presence at the recent Warwick SGM meeting with four posters in the general sessions, and an invited paper in the BBSRC sponsored Designer microbes session by Dr Matt Hicks.

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