We are pleased to report that the Microbiology Society has honored Laura Piddock the Vice-chair of the Scientific Advisory Board for JPIAMR with the 2016 Outreach Prize. The Prize is awarded to a microbiologist who has engaged in high-quality outreach activities during the last 2–5 years. As the Vice-chair of the Scientific Advisory Board, Laura uses her extensive expertise in the AMR field to make sure JPIAMR’s scientific focus follows the identified strategic route. She is Professor of Microbiology at the University of Birmingham where she runs the Antimicrobials Research Group. Her current research focuses on understanding mechanisms of antibiotic resistance as a basis for drug discovery.
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