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12 March 2020 - 12 March 2020

Seminar – Marco Rinaldo Oggioni, University of Leicester: “Intracellular replication of hypervirulent Klebsiella pneumoniae within tissue macrophages is the key event leading to hepatic abscess formation”

Open to: Norwich Research Park Abstract: Hypervirulent lineages of Klebsiella pneumoniae (hvKp) are unique in their clinical presentation as they cause bacteraemic hepatic abscesses. In addition, K2 ST25 strains are responsible for invasive disease in pigs. We have recently shown that intracellular replication of Streptococcus...

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19 March 2020 - 19 March 2020

Seminar – Dr Fiona Walsh, Maynooth University – Plasmid mediated resistance in the wild

Open to Norwich Research Park Abstract:  Antibiotic resistance is everywhere. Many clinically relevant antibiotic resistance mechanisms are mobile and have originated outside the pathogen. Where have these resistance mechanisms originated and which have travelled from outside the human to inside human pathogens? My research...

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