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Professor Stephen Baker has been awarded the Fleming Prize for his work on the evolution and spread of antibiotic resistance, and he combines genomics and epidemiology to provide a better understanding of disease outbreaks.

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Professor Stephen Baker has been awarded the Fleming Prize for his work on the evolution and spread of antibiotic resistance, and he combines genomics and epidemiology to provide a better understanding of disease outbreaks. The Fleming Prize, named after Sir Alexander Fleming, founder and first President of the Society for General Microbiology (1945–1947), and is awarded to an early career researcher who has achieved an outstanding research record.

The full story is available on the Microbiology Society website

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