A micro blog

Our blog hosts talented scientists and writers who are given the freedom to write on whatever microbiological subjects they choose.

If you would like to write an article for us then email communications@sfam.org.uk.

22 Nov 2018

At home with microbes

As ECS Committee Member Alli Cartwright looks to enter the truly grown-up world of home-owner, she started to ponder what microbes were in her current family home and how these will differ from those in the house she will buy.

Blog  Environmental Microbiology  Microbiological environmental monitoring & control 

27 Nov 2018

Role of community pharmacists in fighting AMR

International ECS Committee Member Binod Rayamajhee discusses the role of the community pharmacist in the fight against AMR.

Is immunotherapy the key to curing cancer? image

26 Nov 2018

Is immunotherapy the key to curing cancer?

Peter Green reviews The Reinvention of Coley's Toxins

Medical Microbiology Education Antimicrobial resistance

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16 Nov 2018

A greener lab footprint

ECS Committee Member Robert Millar looks at the carbon footprint of his own research and suggests ways to improve yours.


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24 Oct 2018

Microbes in Space

Alli Cartwright, SfAM's ECS Publications Officer looks at the galactic intersection between space travel and microbiology.

Environmental Microbiology Antimicrobial resistance

2018 Blogs

17 Nov 2018

Top 10 Tips for poster writing

Blog  Education 

31 Oct 2018

Cambridge Hands-On Science Summer Roadshow 2018

Blog  Education  16 to 18 years 

22 Oct 2018

The future is phage?

Blog  Antimicrobial resistance  Biotechnology 

27 Sep 2018

Lab grown food of the future

04 Sep 2018

Superbugs - an Arms Race against Bacteria

Blog  Antimicrobial resistance 

26 May 2017

Policy Lunchbox: Access and Benefit sharing through the Nagoya Protocol



2017 Blogs

13 Nov 2017

A Year Without Antibiotics

Blog  Antimicrobials  Antimicrobial resistance 

27 Feb 2017

Pollen has a microbiome!

Blog  Microbiological environmental monitoring & control  Environmental Microbiology  Antimicrobial resistance 

17 Jan 2017

Microbiology of Lego


05 Dec 2016

Let Them Eat Dirt- Saving Your Child from an Oversanitized World