The MAGICAL Group @ Digital ID 2020

The first International Meeting on Digitalization in Infectious Diseases will take place in lovely Basel, Jan 20-21, 2020.  Prof. Moran-Gilad is a member of the Scientific Committee and a moderator. Read more in the congress website: https://digital-id2020.ch

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 years.

For more information:
http://www.snf.ch/SiteCollectionDocuments/nfs/Faktenblatt_NCCR_antiresist_en.pdf 
https://www.unibas.ch/en/Research/NCCR/Antiresist.html

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