antimicrobial resistance citizen science clinical microbiology tuberculosis

BashTheBug reaches one million classifications


BashTheBug, a citizen science project I run that is helping us measure how different clinical samples of M. tuberculosis grow in the presence of 14 different antibiotics, reached its first million classifications earlier this week. To read more head over to its blog.


The photo mosaic on the left is made up of images sent in by volunteers who’ve all contributed to the success of BashTheBug.

By Philip Fowler

Philip W Fowler is a computational biophysicist studying antimicrobial resistance working at the John Radcliffe Hospital in Oxford.

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