How virulent are your strains and mutants?
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
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,
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
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
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...
Don't brush your teeth with this toothbrush!
This weeks newsletter highlighted the work of Lara Thieme. Lara is currently in her third year of her PhD at the Institute of Infectious Diseases and Infection Control, Jena University Hospital,...