October’s TB Journal Club will focus on a paper attempting to answer some fundamental questions about the biology of TB and similar pathogens. How do intracellular bacteria, such as M. tuberculosis, survive for decades within cells? What adaptations do host cell and bacteria go through? How can we study this?
Paper: Vazquez et al. Experimental selection of long-term intracellular mycobacteria. Cell Microbiol 2014; 16(9): 1425-40. (available here)
Presenter: Karolina Witt, QMUL
Chair: Tim McHugh, Centre for Clinical Microbiology, UCL
Time: 1-2pm on Thursday 23 October
Venue: Duncan Catterall Seminar Room, Mortimer Market Centre
The Duncan Catterall Seminar Room is in the basement of the Mortimer Market Centre, which is off Capper Street (details here). All welcome.
** If you are interested in this, you may be interested in a day long meeting about MTB Transmission on the 11 November – you can register here **