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News : Congratulations to all 2017 Microbiology Prize winners!

29 December 2017

Congratulations to all those who won a Microbiology Prize in 2017!

Prizes are judged and awarded to the best poster or oral presentation in its category by members of the journal’s Editorial Board at select conferences throughout the year. Winners receive a cash prize, a certificate and a year’s free membership to the Microbiology Society.

2017 Prize winners include:

Keenan Lacey, ‘Investigating the role of cell wall-anchored proteins in Staphylococcus aureus skin infection’ at Dublin Academy of Pathogenomics and Infection Biology Annual Meeting

Dara Niketic, ‘Secretion-Substrate Targeting By the Flagellar Type Three Secretion System (T3S)’ at Bacterial Locomotion and Signal Transduction Conference

Christian Schwall, ‘Single cell sigma factor dynamics in Bacillus subtilis’ at 19th International Conference on Bacilli and Gram-Positive Bacteria

Geoffrey Gourinchas, ‘Designer Biology: From proteins and cells to scaffolds and materials’

Fabio Amadei, ‘The MoCo Riboswitch’ at Molybdenum and Tungsten Enzymes Conference

Kourtney Cousser, ‘Bacterial secreted factors regulate mucormycete germination’ at 7th Advanced Lecture Course Human Fungal Pathogens: molecular mechanisms of host-pathogen interactions and virulence

Udita Roy, ‘Structural and Functional Analysis of CFEM Proteins for Hemoglobin Iron Acquisition’ at 28th International Conference on Yeast Genetics and Molecular Biology

A Microbiology poster prize will also be awarded at the Microbiology Society’s Annual Conference in 2018.

To see a list of last year’s Annual Conference winners, click here.

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