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Read more at: Meet the winner: Smart Probiotics to fight Antimicrobial Resistance – AMR Sandpit 2021

Meet the winner: Smart Probiotics to fight Antimicrobial Resistance – AMR Sandpit 2021

20 April 2022

Last November 2021, Cambridge Infectious Diseases hosted a Research Sandpit focused on Antimicrobial Resistance (AMR) topics. The event was directed to the early career researchers in the network and CID offered a pump-priming grant to the best proposal coming up from the Sandpit. Here, we are interviewing the winners.


Read more at: Cambridge Festival: 'In conversation with SARS-CoV-2 variant hunters’, a summary by COG-UK

Cambridge Festival: 'In conversation with SARS-CoV-2 variant hunters’, a summary by COG-UK

13 April 2022

In the 2022 edition of the Cambridge Festival, Cambridge Infectious Diseases joined COVID-19 Genomics UK (COG-UK) to contribute with an online talk: 'A conversation with the SARS-CoV-2 variant hunters' , by Prof Sharon Peacock and Dr Katerina Galai. Access the webinar recording and an event summary at the COG-UK website.


Read more at: CID Annual Symposium: bringing back in-person connections

CID Annual Symposium: bringing back in-person connections

31 March 2022

On the 9th of March, Cambridge Infectious Diseases successfully celebrated its Annual Symposium . Finally, after two years of break, we could bring back talks to the stage and face-to-face discussions in diverse areas related to infectious diseases. Read the summary.


Read more at: Meet the winner: Kathryn Bowers and mathematical models for human epidemics – Summer Studentship 2021

Meet the winner: Kathryn Bowers and mathematical models for human epidemics – Summer Studentship 2021

27 January 2022

In 2021, Cambridge Infectious Diseases organised a competition for undergraduates to submit research proposals for a summer studentship . After evaluating the submissions, CID awarded the grant to Kathryn Bowers , a BA student in Mathematics. We have asked her about her summer project experience.


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