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Assessing bacterial pathogens in the coastal zone

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Assessing exposure to antibiotic resistance

Identifying environmental reservoirs of novel antibiotic resistant genes This project is seeking to reveal how humans are exposed to environmental reservoirs of antibiotic resistant organisms. Previous work by Dr William…

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Do antibiotics in the environment lead to resistance in situ?

This 4-year PhD project is aiming to provide robust evidence for a causative relationship between environmental antibiotic concentrations selecting for resistance in situ.

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Tackling antibiotic resistance using CRISPR

This project is investigating the use of CRISPR-Cas9 biotechnology to remove antibiotic resistance genes from bacterial communities.