Seasonal Awakening of a Pathogen
Posted on March 8th at 11:01am
We spoke to Dr Sariqa Wagley about her research into bacterial dormancy using the human pathogen Vibrio parahaemolyticus as her model organism. V. parahaemolyticus colonises shellfish, such as oysters,...
How virulent are your strains and mutants?
Posted on March 10th at 12:08pm
Differentiating between pathogenic and closely related bacterial strains.
The Francisella genus is diverse and contains species that are highly pathogenic to humans, pathogenic in immunocompromised individuals,...
A Public Health Threat - Antimicrobial Resistance
Posted on February 11th at 9:21am
Tea to fight infection
Work by Betts et al aimed to see if naturally occurring compounds in tea could be antibacterial and if this could be tested in Galleria. They used two compounds: theaflavins, which...
Galleria mellonella workshop - GmW, May 2020,
Posted on December 18th at 10:24am
As you know we are passionate about Galleria mellonella as an alternative research model and we are interested in learning how the model is being used in different ways across the globe. This is why we...
Using Galleria mellonella in the fight against AMR
Posted on November 26th at 2:25pm
Antimicrobial resistance has been recognised as a serious emerging threat worldwide, with grim warnings about the post-antibiotic era being reported across the media. Consequently there have been calls...
Toxicity Testing In Galleria mellonella
Posted on November 18th at 2:41pm
There is an absolute need for tests that can be used to better predict toxicity in mammals. This is one area where our research grade G. mellonella larvae, TruLarvTM, are making important and vital differences...