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Young Microbiologist of the Year 

  Dr Aisling Towell

Congratulations to Dr Aisling Towell, winner of this year’s Microbiology Society Sir Howard Dalton Young Microbiologist of the Year competition.

Aisling (PhD in Microbiology, 2019) was awarded the prize for her talk based on her British Skin Foundation-funded PhD thesis titled ‘How does Staphylococcus aureus colonise atopic dermatitis skin?’. 

On receiving the award, Aisling thanked her PI Dr Joan Geoghegan and colleagues in the Moyne Institute for their support and encouragement along the way. Read more about this prize here

  Microbiology Society