chiara collab ISME

Our new paper now out in ISME! In vivo microscopy reveals the impact of Pseudomonas aeruginosa social interactions on host colonization A cool story on observing bacterial pathogens do their thing in see-through nematodes.

chiara collab biorxiv

Our new paper is on bioRxiv! In vivo microscopy reveals the impact of Pseudomonas aeruginosa social interactions on host colonization Pathogens competing for worm guts, surprising results, and christmas-colored nematodes – this one’s got it all!

bact World

The Natural History Museum in Oxford is hosting an amazing exhibition on bacteria. Featuring a giant inflatable E. coli cell, a browser game on bacterial gladiators & several microscopy images from our group. Check it out: Museum of Natural History Oxford – Bacterial World

twitter lecture

!OUTREACH! This October/November, 21 scientists from all over the world came together to give Twitter lectures on Microbiology, using the hashtag #EUROmicroMOOC. I contributed a lecture on Bacterial Cooperation, one of my favorite topics! These lectures are aimed at a general audience, and it was tons of fun to answer to questions live on Twitter. Check out […]

ISME poster

Had a blast at the ISME17 conference in Leipzig (Germany) and came back wowed and inspired by all the amazing science! Check out my poster on bacterial self-lysis

isme paper evo of coop

Our new paper in ISME – now available online! “Low spatial structure and selection against secreted virulence factors attenuates pathogenicity in Pseudomonas aeruginosa” https://www.nature.com/articles/s41396-018-0231-9

isme cover art

One of my microscopy pictures was short-listed (Top 3) for The 2018 ISME Journal Cover Competition! The three finalist images will be displayed at the ISME 2018 conference in Leipzig, Germany: https://isme17.isme-microbes.org/