Thursday, 21 August 2014

Aspergillus fumigatus: Wellcome Trust Image of the Week

Artists impression of Aspergillus fumigatus, painted by Peter Thwaites commissioned by the Medical Mycology and Fungal Immunology Consortium to promote medical mycology research and increase public understanding of the clinical importance of fungal infections.

The other aims of the Consortium, led by the Aberdeen Fungal Group at the University of Aberdeen and funded by a Wellcome Trust Strategic Award, are to promote cross disciplinary research across the UK, to build capacity in the medical mycology sector and to train a new generation of scientists from countries of low- and middle- income with high endemic burdens of fungal disease.

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