Hi, welcome to my AMA . I have a PhD in Infectious diseases, worked with GM bacteria, the flesh-eating disease, vaccines, and accidentally made a vagina glow in the dark. Ask me about Infectious diseases, or Peer Review.

A bit about me. I’ve blogged about science in one form or another over the last seven years. I’ve worked with infectious diseases, specifically Streptococcus Pyogenes. I’m a mod for the Microbiology Twitter Journal Club, which will be rebooting in September with a whole new team behind it.

Most recently I’ve been working on a set of articles for sciencemadeasy about the history of Peer review, and all of its flaws.

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If any of you happen to find themselves in Gravesend on August 19th, you might be able to catch a talk I’m giving to the local Skeptics in The Pub, titled “Can Science Work When Scientists Get Things Wrong?”.

So feel free to ask me anything !

Edit: It’s now midnight in UK. If it seems like I’m not answering, it’s because I have collapsed at my keyboard and your question is now haunting my dreams. I’ll answer your questions when I wake up.