As a follow up of the 3-Minute thesis contest that was held in February in English at the Jagiellonian University, we have the pleasure to announce that one of our PhD students, Nour-el-hana Abbassi is competing in the French “Ma thèse en 180s” contest (My thesis in 180 s).
Microbiological fingerprint of Krakow uncovered during MetaSUB global City Sampling Day on June 22nd
The annual MetaSUB global City Sampling Day (gCSD), synchronized in one day around the world, will be joined by the City of Krakow on 22 June. The aim of the action is to collect swabs with microbiological "fingerprints" of urban space from utility surfaces in the vicinity of public transport.
While disinfection is the key to infection control, colonization, and resistance patterns of hospital microorganisms remain underestimated. A new paper in Nature Medicine, with a contribution of Bioinformatics Group Leader - Prof. Paweł Łabaj as a MetaSUB consortium member, may underline the importance of describing clusters of antibiotic resistance in hospitals and define the feasibility of systematic research to focus resources on infection prevention.
MCB is an international, research only, institute of the Jagiellonian University and is focused on delivering world class research in the areas of genomics, bioinformatics, cellular mechanisms, virology, plant biology and structural biology. The director and many of the group leaders are from abroad bringing a dynamic and truly international feel to the institute. Indeed over 25% of our current Ph.D. students are non-polish. The working language of the institute is English and we actively encourage applications to our doctoral school from abroad.