Your first year of graduate school will probably consist of taking classes and doing lab rotations, a trial period to assess a lab and its people, while they assess you...
In 2012, Dr. Amy Briggs, an Assistant Professor of Biology at Beloit College attended the ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) for the first time. “That conference was transformational for...
Education Education, ASMCUE
Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs
Scientists are searching for better antimicrobial therapies, diagnostic assays, and prevention tactics for the increasing issue of Clostridium difficile infection. This Hot Topics highlights ASM resources to stay up-to-date on the latest...
The Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) is pleased to announce a Call for Manuscripts for a Science Communication themed issue. Submit your manuscript today!
TWiV explores the evolution of our fecal virome, and the antiviral RNA interference response in the nematode C. elegans.
Vincent Racaniello C elegans, Virology
Light exposure affects A. baumannii drug susceptibility and pathogenesis in vitro. A new Journal of Bacteriology study on the A. baumannii global transcriptional response during light exposure may explain these observations.
TWiP solves the case of the Australian Wildlife Carer, and review evidence that nodding syndrome may be caused by an autoimmune reaction to the parasitic worm that causes river blindness.
Vincent Racaniello Parasites
When Bryan Crable was a graduate student, he attended an ASM conference and learned about research in the government sector at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. He later decided to do...
Eleanor M. Jennings
In February, the American Academy of Microbiology elected 73 new Fellows. Fellows of the Academy are elected annually through a highly selective, peer-review process, based on their records of scientific achievement...