Algologies Conversation: Seaweed and Agar in Microbiology

A conversation between artist Anna Dumitriu and Dr John Paul about the significant history and use of agar jelly, made from seaweed, in microbiology.

My installation of killed pathogenic bacteria grown on a range of state of the art chromogenic agars created for the Superbugs exhibition at the Science Museum in 2017 (Photo: Anna Dumitriu)

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