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Tim Sandle
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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Zika virus strain associated with the outbreaks in Brazil has been detected in Africa.
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In Australia, autonomous robots have been used to examine crops, count yields and remove weeds. The latest development is with robotic shepherds, to guide and protect sheep.
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9th Edition European Pharmacopoeia - available
The 9th edition of the European Pharmacopoeia, is now available for order. Each format allows direct access to the EDQM Online Knowledge database. The database provides information on a given substance or general method of analysis and also contains informa...
The 9th edition of the European Pharmacopoeia, is now available for order. Each format allows direct access to the EDQM Online Knowledge database. The database provides information on a given substance or general method of an...
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Billy Bragg and Joe Henry have collaborated on a project highlighting the music associated with the golden age of American rail. The record will consist of songs played live at railway stations across the U.S.
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European food microbiology legislation scheme
The
European food microbiology legislation scheme is designed for laboratories that
examine foods for compliance with Regulation (EC) 2073/2005 and subsequent
amendments.  It has recently been
updated. The
European food microbiology legislation scheme asses...
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The Cartoon Museum is a small museum tucked away in a corner of London. The museum, run by volunteers, displays the history of British comic art. For a short while, a range of Doctor Who themed art is on display.
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As the U.K.'s big decision on June 23 creeps closer, a host of film, music and television personalities have come out in favor of the U.K. staying part of the European Union.
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FDA - Labelling for Biosimilar Products
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principal components of therapeutic biological products are large, complex
molecules like monoclonal antibodies and cell signaling proteins. The nature of
biological products creates unique challenges that generally do not exist with
small molecule drug...
The principal components of therapeutic biological products are large, complex molecules like monoclonal antibodies and cell signaling proteins. The nature of biological products creates unique challenges that generally do no...
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The competition for an artificial intelligence app — to book appointments, tell you the weather or answer your phone calls — has increased with Google announcing it is developing several apps.
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Three research groups have recently reported on advances with crop diseases resistance. These related to detecting novel disease resistance genes and the successful transfer of resistance into wheat, soybean, and potato.
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The legacy of Alexander McQueen, the difference between fashion (as art) and mass consumption, and how seasonality is out in a global marketplace were hot topics of discussion at a talk at London's Victoria and Albert Museum.
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A new material that can, for a period of time, tighten skin and add a layer of protection has been developed by researchers. Aimed initially at obscuring wrinkles, the skin could be used to treat dermatitis.
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Pharmaceutical microbiologist
Skills
microbiology, bacteriology, mycology, technical writing, journalism
Employment
  • University of Manchester
    Visiting Tutor, 2006 - present
    Tutor for Pharmaceutical Microbiology MSc.
  • Bio Products Laboratory
    Head of Microbiology, 2012 - present
    Departmental head pharmaceutical microbiology.
  • Consultant
    Pharmaceutical Microbiologist, 2010 - present
    Microbiology, sterility assurance and contamination control.
  • NHS Blood and Transplant Blood Products Laboratory
    Head of Microbiology, 2001 - 2012
    Head of Microbiology at BPL
  • Blood Products Laboratory
    Microbiology Manager, 1998 - 2001
    Manager of the microbiology laboratory.
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St Albans
Previously
London - Beckenham - Borehamwood - Radlett
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Microbiologist
Introduction
Pharmaceutical microbiologist, communications lead for Pharmig (Pharmaceutical Microbiology Interest Group), consultant microbiologist, journalist.
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Author of over 400 books, chapters, peer reviewed papers and technical articles, primarily relating to healthcare, microbiology and pharmaceutical science.
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  • Keele University
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Zika virus 'returns' to Africa
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According to the World Health Organization (WHO), the Zika virus strain associated with the outbreaks in Brazil has been detected in Africa.

British entertainment stars back remaining in EU
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As the U.K.'s big decision on June 23 creeps closer, a host of film, music and television personalities have come out in favor of the U.K. s

Robotic shepherds operating on farms
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In Australia, autonomous robots have been used to examine crops, count yields and remove weeds. The latest development is with robotic sheph

Google introduces artificial intelligence assistant
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The competition for an artificial intelligence app — to book appointments, tell you the weather or answer your phone calls — has increased w

The 'science' of gin making examined (Includes interview and first-hand ...
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Gin is one of the more complex spirits, the taste being dependent upon the range of botanicals used. In London, a gin lab has been set up, a

New figure puts number of microbes at 1 trillion
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The numbers of different microorganisms on the planet have always outweighed the numbers of other organisms. A new estimate paces a very lar

Art of Doctor Who on show at the Cartoon Museum (Includes interview and ...
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The Cartoon Museum is a small museum tucked away in a corner of London. The museum, run by volunteers, displays the history of British comic

Call for greater availability of ADHD therapy
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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has called on more resources to be ploughed into offering therapy sessions for chi

Advanced medical technology on show at digital healthcare summit
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Healthcare technology continues to advance at a rapid rate. Some of the latest inventions were showcased at the Wired Health exhibition.

Turning tobacco plants into cannabinoid bio-factories
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With the medical marijuana market heating up, the company 22nd Century has announced a new initiative to produce medically important cannabi

Cryo-electron microscopy technology opens up DNA
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Bioscientist Yuan He has made a breakthrough in understanding how proteins orchestrate the first key steps in gene activation. This was achi

Gilead wins controversial patent for hepatitis drug
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Non-governmental organizations and health campaigns have reacted with dismay to the news that the drugs company Gilead has secured a patent

Get rid of those wrinkles: New material tightens skin
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A new material that can, for a period of time, tighten skin and add a layer of protection has been developed by researchers. Aimed initially

Rapid test for Zika virus developed
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Scientists have come up with a new way to diagnose Zika virus infection in under four hours. The test is based on paper and uses an electron

CDC sanctioned for mishandling pathogens
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The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has received a sanction due to several weaknesses relating to its handling of path

Rainwater trigger earthquakes in New Zealand
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A new study has found that along New Zealand fault, rainfall can contribute to plates slipping and sliding, thereby triggering earthquakes.

Star Wars adds its name to new species of hairy weevil
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A new species of hairy weevil has been named after the Star Wars character Chewbacca, the 200 year-old Wookie. The insect has been named 'Tr

Essential Science: Investigating the true nature of water
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It might be thought that we know everything there is to know about water. However, many of the properties of the compound remain unclear to

Instagram hacked by ten year-old boy
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A ten year-old boy from Finland has hacked into Instagram, exposing a flaw in the Facebook-owned software. He has been rewarded by the compa

Guideline on the sterilisation of the medicinal product
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The European Medicines Agency has introduced a new draft guideline entitled "Guideline on the sterilisation of the medicinal product, active