Translational research, with the goal of “translating” laboratory results into improved human healthcare, is fundamental for progression in the field of medical research. Working in a laboratory environment, it is often easy to lose sight of why research is being conducted.
By Tilly Potter, Department of Twin Research, King’s College London
I recently began my PhD during which I will be carrying out investigations into the human microbiome – that is, all of the microbes we harbour on and in our bodies and their genetic material.
By James Brown, Education and Public Engagement Officer, Biochemical Society
By Dr Derry K Mercer, Principal Scientist at Novabiotics Ltd & member of the Biochemical Society Policy Advisory Panel
By Gareth Raynes, Aberystwyth University