Blog update!

It’s been a quite a while since I made a blog post for Microbe Musings. Almost two months in fact. A lot has happened since my last blog post, all of which I’ll get to here! A lot of my time was spent working towards defending my PhD thesis this summer. I’ve been working fromContinue reading “Blog update!”

The UK strain that’s come to Canada – a primer

Two weeks before Christmas, BBC reported of a new SARS-Cov-2 variant spreading in Southeastern England1. Termed lineage B117 or VUI-202012/01, this SARS-Cov-2 variant was first identified in Kent County, England on September 20th and reached 1108 cases as of December 13th, 20202. In response to the strain’s emergence, Canada became one of several countries toContinue reading “The UK strain that’s come to Canada – a primer”

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Hello, and welcome to my blog! I am Paul Naphtali, the founder of Microbe Musings! I am a PhD candidate in the Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences at McMaster University. For my PhD project, I study microbial infections in the lungs of cystic fibrosis patients. I created this blog to share the latest research in infecious disease and microbiology to the general public! I hope you enjoy your time at Microbe Musings!

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