How genomics is helping to understand melioidosis - a neglected, often fatal, bacterial disease.
Sanger scientists have sequenced the largest number of Treponema pallidum bacterial genomes to date. The bacterium causes syphilis, a sexually transmitted disease that is making a comeback. Their findings show us how the bacteria have evolved over time and developed resistance to antibiotics.
30.03.15 In the rest of the world, Salmonella Typhi has only one type of flagellin, the whip-like structure that helps it to move. Indonesian strains have at least three different types. Fernanda Schreiber asks why