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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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Antibiotic resistance in farm animals

Investigating the conditions under which antibiotic resistance genes are advantageous to bacteria.

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Antimicrobial resistance in complex microbial communities

Developing approaches to investigate the selective potential of antibiotics in complex microbial communities.

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Do antibiotics in the environment lead to resistance in situ?

Assessing how environmental antibiotic concentrations can select for resistance.

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Assessing bacterial pathogens in the coastal zone

Investigating human exposure to antibiotic resistant pathogenic bacteria in natural aquatic environments.

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Environmental pollutants and antibiotic resistance

Investigating the role that environmental pollutants can play in selecting for antibiotic resistant bacteria.

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Bacteria and viral resistance

This project is investigating whether sex in bacteria can help them get ahead in their arms race with viruses. Just as humans, bacteria suffer from attack of deadly viruses. Parasitic…

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Revealing antibiotic resistance disseminated by transduction

Undertaking a comprehensive screen for antibiotic resistance genes carried by bacteriophages in waste water.