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I am very excited that my job lets me research and tell great science stories; in the written form our through audio such as podcasts. I am always on the lookout for new projects and collaborations so feel free to get in touch. My educational background is in Biology, Parasitology, Ecology and Genetics. I have 6 years of research experience and hold a PhD. This has given me an excellent understanding of research methodology and which allows me to distil complex ideas into easy to understand pieces for a variety of audiences.

Entries by Bradley van Paridon

Global initiative focuses on agricultural microbiomes to link productivity, food quality, and better health

The worldwide demand for food crops is only increasing and research is proving that plant and soil microbes are crucial to the growth and production of crops. Therefore, it’s highly important to gain a thorough understanding of these microbiomes and the influence of climate change on them, in order...

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Should everyone in the microbiome field adopt the same standards?

The need for standardization is a popular topic at recent microbiome conferences. With technologies having advanced rapidly over the past two decades, is the field now ready to define and adopt standard operating protocols (SOPs) for all stages of microbiome research, from sampling to analysis?...

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