Tuesday 27th November 2018*
An introduction to fungi and their beneficial use in food, medicine and decision-making, as well as their detrimental impacts as pathogens of plants, animals and people. Then focusing on Aspergillus fumigatus, a decomposer and opportunistic human pathogen, and how the air sampling citizen science project #ScienceSolstice has been used to collect spores from all over the U.K. to monitor for drug resistance.
Jennifer Shelton is a PhD student at Imperial College London and CEH Wallingford
*Note that November’s Café Sci is taking place on the 4th Tuesday in November