Smallpox has been stamped out and various other diseases are declining, thanks to vaccination. But not all diseases have vaccines yet – can genomics help speed up the search?
18.7.17 Samples of E. coli were isolated from patients with bloodstream infections over eleven years. Teemu Kallonen, Julian Parkhill and Sharon Peacock discuss what their genomic study on this collection reveals.
13.03.15 How do microbes develop a tolerance to antibiotics? Research into the genetic mechanisms suggest it’s something of a waiting game, explains Kate Baker