MAST launches new DNA amplification kit

A ready-to-use isothermal amplification kit using LAMP technology and presented in a convenient lyophilised format is now available. 

IBMS certificate of competence by equivalence

Alan Wainwright of the IBMS on the equivalence route through which practitioners can apply for HCPC registration as biomedical scientists.

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Porton Downs

My lab: rare and imported pathogens

Laboratory Manager Barry Gibney gives a guided tour of his Public Health England laboratory at Porton Down.

Marilena and Azra

Microbiology in rural Ghana

Pathology Operations Manager Azra Khan discusses the challenges of making a difference in the developing world.

CRE bacteria

Phenotypic methods

A comparison of phenotypic methods for the screening of carbapenem-resistant and carbapenemase-producing Enterobacteriaceae.

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Cila Vircell

New serology assays

Vircell has added a number of new assays to its VirClia range, enhancing the extensive portfolio of chemiluminescent monotests for infectious disease serology.

Madrid, Spain

Microbiology and infectious diseases

Details have been announced for the 28th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases, which will be held in Madrid on 21 to 24 April.

Cellswing

Mass cell culture automation

Reliance Precision Limited has been working in partnership with Greiner Bio-One on developing CELLswing – an automated manipulator, which gently moves and rotates a CELLdisc containing adherent mammalian cells in any required position.

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Journal-based learning: iStock

February 2018 Journal-based learning

Below is a link to the journal-based learning (JBL) exercises for February 2018. You may complete as many JBL exercises as you wish and you are not restricted by specialty.

Reviewing CPD activity

Christian Burt from the IBMS gives an overview of the annual CPD review for Chartered Scientist Registrants.

Woman in lab

How to… confront inequality for women in science

Why do so few women make it to the top in science? Valerie Bevan, author and Chair of the British Society for Microbial Technology, looks at the issues.

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