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Outbreak of H7N2 Flu Virus in Cats

mBiosphere

Outbreak of H7N2 Flu Virus in Cats

Few people think of cats when they think of influenza virus carriers, but an H7N2 influenza outbreak has struck a Queens cat shelter. We discuss the ability of H7 influenza...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

Peanuts and Probiotics

Microbial Sciences

Peanuts and Probiotics

Good for your gut… and your garden? Microbes can help (or hinder) plant growth and help modern agriculture get back to its roots.  

Ada Hagan - avatar Ada Hagan Probiotics, Rhizobia, phytopathogen, Food Microbiology

Cleverly Designed Tuberculosis Vaccine Shows Promise In Mice

Press Releases

Cleverly Designed Tuberculosis Vaccine Shows Promise In Mice

A clever new tuberculosis vaccine tested in mice, could be the first new TB vaccine in a century.

Joanna Urban - avatar Joanna Urban

How to submit through mSphereDirect

mSphereDirect

How to submit through mSphereDirect

How to submit your manuscript to mSphere through mSphereDirect, a faster way to publish your science that puts you in control.

Chris Condayan - avatar Chris Condayan mSphereDirect

Study Shows How Marine Microbes Recycle Iron From the Debris of Dead Algae

Press Releases

Study Shows How Marine Microbes Recycle Iron From the Debris of Dead Algae

New research shows how bacteria claim heme, an iron-containing molecule in the ocean, directly from algal cells that have died and disintegrated.

Stephen Ornes - avatar Stephen Ornes

Dengue and Zika Virus Family Uses an Unexpected Approach to Hijack Human Cell Machinery

Press Releases

Dengue and Zika Virus Family Uses an Unexpected Approach to Hijack Human Ce…

Researchers have discovered that flaviviruses use an unexpected mechanism to hijack the cell’s machinery to replicate themselves compared to many other RNA viruses.

Joanna Urban - avatar Joanna Urban

How to be a successful foodborne pathogen: step 1, grow on food

mBiosphere

How to be a successful foodborne pathogen: step 1, grow on food

A new report finds that Salmonella requires a specific pattern of gene expression to enable its persistent colonization on tomato plants, which helps it to be a successful foodborne pathogen.

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

First Snapshot of Inuit Gut Microbiome Shows Similarities to Western Microbiome

Press Releases

First Snapshot of Inuit Gut Microbiome Shows Similarities to Western Microb…

Researchers have characterized the gut microbiome of the Canadian Artic Inuit. Their diversity of gut microbes is remarkably similar to their urban counterparts.

Joanna Urban - avatar Joanna Urban

ASM Best of Social Media 2016

ASM News

ASM Best of Social Media 2016

A year in review of the ASM's top performing social media posts! 

Chaseedaw Giles - avatar Chaseedaw Giles

Building Your Personal Brand: Tips and Tools for Scientists

Careers

Building Your Personal Brand: Tips and Tools for Scientists

What is your personal brand? Have you spent time purposefully shaping it, or has it evolved on its own? Do you wonder what a “personal brand” even is? One of...

Education - avatar Education

My First Year at the Wheel: Reflections on ASM

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My First Year at the Wheel: Reflections on ASM

Perhaps with more enthusiasm than originality, I feel compelled at the end of the year to look back on what has happened in my life.  The compulsion is even stronger...

Stefano Bertuzzi - avatar Stefano Bertuzzi

In case you missed it: best of mBiosphere 2016

mBiosphere

In case you missed it: best of mBiosphere 2016

From archaeal viruses to zoonotic diseases, the breadth of microbiology stories covered on mBiosphere in 2016 was impressive. Here are some of the best posts on mBiosphere from throughout this...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

Bacteria in Biofilms Use Electricity to Signal Distant Cells

Microbiology News

Bacteria in Biofilms Use Electricity to Signal Distant Cells

Bacteria living in biofilms generate electrical signals that attract motile bacteria for incorporation into the biofilm

Patrick Lacey - avatar Patrick Lacey

Study Shines Light on How To Build Better Bacteriophage Therapies

Press Releases

Study Shines Light on How To Build Better Bacteriophage Therapies

Researchers have discovered that a subset of bacteriophages, dubbed “superspreaders,” potentially play a major role in transmitting antimicrobial resistance.

Joanna Urban - avatar Joanna Urban

FLERVergnügen - TWiV 424

TWiV

FLERVergnügen - TWiV 424

New tests for detecting prions in the blood and evidence showing that foamy retroviruses originated in the seas with their jawed vertebrate hosts at least 450 million years ago.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello Prions, retroviruses, Virology

Mycobacteria Make Mice Mellow - BacterioFiles 282

Bacteriofiles

Mycobacteria Make Mice Mellow - BacterioFiles 282

Vaccinating mice with heat-killed soil bacteria reduced their stressed behavior and inflammation.

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar Mycobacterium vaccae

Innovative Chemical Treatments to Kill Foodborne Pathogens - Michael Doyle, PhD

ASM Virtual Lectures

Innovative Chemical Treatments to Kill Foodborne Pathogens - Michael Doyle…

Michael Doyle, PhD, discusses a variety of alternative food preservatives which can prevent unintended contamination of foods by pathogens and spoilage microbes.

Chris Condayan - avatar Chris Condayan Food Microbiology, Food Safety

Solving How Bacteria Assemble Cell Walls

Microbiology News

Solving How Bacteria Assemble Cell Walls

The structure and possible mode of action of a key protein for cell wall assembly has been determined 

Patrick Lacey - avatar Patrick Lacey

Emerging Pathogen Surveillance with Jonna Mazet, PhD

Interviews

Emerging Pathogen Surveillance with Jonna Mazet, PhD

Jonna Mazet, PhD, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, is interviewed by Vincent Racaniello, PhD, Columbia University, New York, about emerging pathogen surveillance and public health.

Chris Condayan - avatar Chris Condayan one health, Virology

Building an Ebola Virus Lab in Sierra Leone with Ian Goodfellow, PhD

Interviews

Building an Ebola Virus Lab in Sierra Leone with Ian Goodfellow, PhD

Ian Goodfellow, PhD, Cambridge University, is interviewed by Vincent Racaniello, PhD, Columbia University, New York, about state of lab capacity in Africa during the Ebola outbreak.

Chris Condayan - avatar Chris Condayan Ebola, Lab Capacity

ASM Sends Letter to President-elect Trump on Vaccine Issues

Statements and Testimony

ASM Sends Letter to President-elect Trump on Vaccine Issues

The ASM sent a letter supporting the safety and efficacy of vaccines to President-elect Trump and offered scientific guidance to the new Administration. 

Public and Scientific Affairs Board - avatar Public and Scientific Affairs Board Vaccines

Nobel Laureate Oliver Smithies Dies at 91

ASM News

Nobel Laureate Oliver Smithies Dies at 91

Smithies, a past ASM member, shared the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 2007

Patrick Lacey - avatar Patrick Lacey

Microbiology Career Profiles: Program Director at National Science Foundation with Matthew Kane

Career Profiles

Microbiology Career Profiles: Program Director at National Science Foundati…

Matthew Kane manages the grant proposal review process and oversees funded projects at the National Science Foundation (NSF). Learn more about what he does, how he got to his position...

Chris Condayan - avatar Chris Condayan careers

E-scaffolds and receptor transfer - TWiM 143

TWiM

E-scaffolds and receptor transfer - TWiM 143

Using an electrochemical gradient to eliminate bacterial biofilms, and how phage susceptibility can be transferred by exchange of receptor proteins.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello

 

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