Bugs & Drugs 

 histories of microbes, macrobes, and pharmaceuticals


We are an interdisciplinary research group exploring the microbial & macrobial worlds around us. 


A Word Cloud Of Our Research Outputs (2024)


Based at the interdisciplinary CERMES3 Unit in Paris (EHESS/Paris Cité (Sorbonne)) and University College Dublin's (UCD) School of History in Ireland, our group studies the social and biological history of major pathogens like typhoid, pharmaceutical innovation and regulation, and the infrastructures underpinning public health and global disease surveillance. 

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