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Gate for bacterial toxins found

(University of Freiburg 16 April 2014) Prof. Dr. Dr. Klaus Aktories and Dr. Panagiotis Papatheodorou from the University of Freiburg have discovered the receptor responsible for smuggling the toxin of the bacterium Clostridium perfringens into the cell. 59 more words


Brisbane’s southside lags in vaccination take-up rates

Courier Mail Laura Chalmers 17 April 2014

WIDE discrepancies in vaccination rates are occurring across Brisbane with pockets of Brisbane’s south recording levels as low as 86 per cent, compared to 96 per cent in parts of Brisbane’s north.  17 more words


Constructive Alignment Activity

Students in microbiology are exposed to a range of factual, conceptual and procedural content throughout the course. Theory is introduced in lectures and revised in tutorials, while laboratories give students the opportunity to apply what they’ve learnt. 398 more words

Bloom's Taxonomy

Returning overseas holidaymakers bringing measles, typhoid and whooping cough into Queensland

Courier Mail Laura Chalmers 16 April 2014

ALMOST 50 Queenslanders have brought deadly vaccine-preventable diseases back into the country from overseas holidays in the past three years. 33 more words