Antimicrobial Zone Report – March 2020

Read the report: Antimicrobial Zone Report – March 2020 [PDF]

The Antimicrobial Zone was a themed zone supported by Wellcome and the Society for Applied Microbiology. It featured six scientists:

  • Lucy Kelly is a PhD student finding new ways to kill bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics.
  • Greg Heikel, the winner of the Antimicrobial Zone, is a Trainee Clinical Scientist at the NHS, using blood test results to figure out what is making people feel ill.
  • Emma Hayhurst works in hospitals to try and work out how to stop the spread of dangerous bacteria through feces.
  • David Mark is a PhD student investigating new species of bacteria from soil.
  • Anthony De Souza is a Healthcare Scientist at Great Ormond Street Hospital, finding out what is causing infections by testing bodily fluids
  • Anna Stec is a Clinical Engineer at Lincoln County Hospital, finding ways pharmacists can help us fight microbials.
Posted on April 16, 2020 by modjen in 2020, SfAM, Wellcome Trust, Zone Reports. Comments Off on Antimicrobial Zone Report – March 2020