British Society For Microbial Technology

Thursday 11th May 2023

Join us at the British Society For Microbial Technology – 38th Annual Microbiology Conference.

British Society For Microbial Technology Programme

Overview of the development of AMR and approaches to controlling it
Professor Alasdair MacGowan, Professor of Antimicrobial Therapeutics, University of Bristol

An update on susceptibility testing methods
Dr Mandy Wootton, Scientific Lead, Specialist Antimicrobial Chemotherapy Unit, Public Heath Wales, Cardiff

Rapid sequencing techniques for the detection of AMR and their use in typing and Infection Control
Dr Nathanial Storey,  Department of Bioinformatics, Great Ormond Street Hospital, London

The advantages and disadvantages of molecular methods over culture in the detection of orthopaedic infections
Dr Kevin Cole, Senior BMS, Freeman Hospital, Newcastle

Molecular detection of enteric pathogens, results of a network wide analysis of the use of the Serosep EntericBio Gastro Panel 2
Michael Perry, Lead Clinical Scientist, UK Anaerobe Reference Unit, Public Health Wales Microbiology, Cardiff

Group A streptococcal infections and other infections in children in the post-pandemic period
Dr Charlene Rodrigues, Consultant in Paediatric Infectious Diseases, St Mary’s Hospital, London and London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine

Dr Kate Templeton, BSMT President and Professor Brian Duerden CBE, will chair the conference

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