Latest Sialidase work accepted for publication in Microbiology

September 5th, 2011

The latest news from the Tannerella team is the publication of our findings that Tannerella can utilise host glycoproteins as a source of sialic acid but that this is dependent on the NanH sialidase.  This work was well received by reviewers and accepted with minor revisions and is currently available on the In Press section of the Microbiology website

Sumi Graduates

July 18th, 2011

Congratulations to Sumi on the proud event of her graduation with her PhD on 18th July 2011.  It was also Graham's first experience of being in the processsion with silly hat and all.  Sumi was resplendent in red and managed not to fall over on stage.  Shame about the weather but a good time had all around.

Welcome to the Group Chat

August 1st, 2011

A warm welcome to Dr Chatchawal Phansopa who joins us to on a 3 year Dunhill Medical Trust funded project to work on the role of sialic acid in periodontal pathogens.

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Graham at SB5

16th June, 2011logo mates

On the 13th-15th June Graham attended the 5th Annual Synthetic Biology Conference at Stanford University, Palo Alto, CA.

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Graham gives talk at UB Sharma lab

May 29th, 2011

On May 28th Graham and Sumi arrived in rainy Buffalo for a brief but fruitful visit to the laboratory of Professor Ashu Sharma in the Department of Oral Biology, University at Buffalo, State University of New York.

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Sumi, Jen and Graham at the ASM

May 27th, 2011

On May 21st Jen, Sumi and Graham met up outside Harrap's casino, New Orleans, Louisiana for a NOLA version of a light bite before meeting the next morning for attendance at the ASM meeting held at the huge conference center on the banks of the Mississippi.

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