Category: Research news

Cyber attacks in the NGS era

The MAGICAL Group in collaboration with BGU cyber security experts are the first to publish a policy paper on cyber threats related to NGS. The paper appeared in Q1 journal Eurosurveillance. https://www.eurosurveillance.org/content/10.2807/1560-7917.ES.2020.25.6.1900574

A new NCCR funded by Swiss National Science Foundation

‘AntiResist’ is a newly funded National Centre for Competence in Research led by the Biozentrum of Basel University. We are proud to be a member of this consortium which aims at performing ground-breaking research in the field of resistant infections over the next 12…

New assay for Legionella detection

Our new Legionella paper is out in CMI! Great collaboration with Public Health England and Lyon University Hospital, featuring extensive development and validation work for a lineage-specific qPCR assay based on WGS https://www.clinicalmicrobiologyandinfection.com/article/S1198-743X(19)30487-2/fulltext