Posted 15th March 2018 by Gaspar Taroncher-Oldenburg
‘The most that can be expected from any model is that it can supply a useful approximation to reality: All models are wrong; some models are useful.’
This aphorism, simply articulated here by prominent British statistician George Box, gets to the crux of the dilemma we face when considering animal models for the study of human microbiome dynamics and mechanisms.
Posted 12th March 2018 by Kate Barlow
“When it comes to healthy skin, microbial biodiversity is everything – that was the conclusion of my first published paper on the skin microbiome.” (Wallen-Russell, 2017)
Posted 7th March 2018 by Anna Gomez
Bethany Williams was the world’s first Leadership and Management Fellow in Digital Pathology and is now a PhD Fellow at Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust and the University of Leeds. We caught up with her at the 4th Digital Pathology Congress where she spoke to us about the future of digital pathology and reflected on her greatest career achievements.
Posted 6th March 2018 by Kate Barlow
Guro E. Lind is a group leader at the Institute for Cancer Research, Oslo University Hospital and a professor at the University of Oslo. We caught up with her at the 4Bio Summit to find out what she thinks needs to be done to achieve gender equality for women in STEM.
Posted 5th March 2018 by Kate Barlow
In celebration of International Women’s Day on the 8th March, Global Engage is pleased to present a series of blog posts this week, showcasing the work of several key women in the field of science. The theme for this years’ International Women’s Day is ‘Press for Progress’ so we caught up with Patricia Silveyra, a full-time Assistant Professor at the Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine, to discuss what she thinks needs to be done to achieve gender equality for women in science.