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Yersinia pestis: Resurgence of the Black Plague in Madagascar

Microbial Sciences

Yersinia pestis: Resurgence of the Black Plague in Madagascar

Interweaving human history and microbial science to examine an unusual resurgence of the Black Plague in Madagascar.

Jennifer Brubaker - avatar Jennifer Brubaker Yersinia, pathophysiology, plague

Xenodiagnosis: Using a Pest as a Test

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

Xenodiagnosis: Using a Pest as a Test

Most diagnostic tests are performed on agar plates or in plastic bottles, tubes, or wells, but in the past certain elusive infections were identified by a decidedly more exotic method...

Thea Brennan-Krohn - avatar Thea Brennan-Krohn

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Vaccine Advocacy with Peter Hotez

Meet the Microbiologist

Neglected Tropical Diseases and Vaccine Advocacy with Peter Hotez

Peter Hotez talks about neglected tropical diseases: what are they, where are they found, and where did the term “neglected tropical disease” come from, anyway?

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf meet the microbiologist, Vaccines, neglected tropical diseases

Sequence analyses reveal human pathogenic fungus Histoplasma capsulatum is actually several species

mBiosphere

Sequence analyses reveal human pathogenic fungus Histoplasma capsulatum is …

For over 100 years, Histoplasma capsulatum was thought to be a single fungal species with several variant strain variations. New analyses of genome sequences reveal the genus Histoplasma contains at least four species...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

Dark fermentation - TWiM 166

TWiM

Dark fermentation - TWiM 166

The reason for poor efficacy of one of the influenza virus vaccines, and using a hyperthermophilic anaerobe to produce hydrogen from fruit and vegetable wastes in seawater.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiM, Influenza, virus, Vaccines

ASM Contributes to New Smithsonian Exhibition Exploring Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases

ASM News

ASM Contributes to New Smithsonian Exhibition Exploring Pandemics and Emerg…

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History will mark the anniversary of the Great Influenza pandemic with a new exhibition, "Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World."

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Microbial Multitudes: Stephen Jay Gould’s Essay on the Humongous Fungus 25 Years Later

Microbial Sciences

Microbial Multitudes: Stephen Jay Gould’s Essay on the Humongous Fungus 25 …

Why did a giant fungus inspire Stephen Jay Gould to quote Walt Whitman’s “I contain multitudes” way back in 1992?

Scott Chimileski - avatar Scott Chimileski fungus, microbial sciences, Evolution

Toxoplasma: a parasite that knows no boundaries

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

Toxoplasma: a parasite that knows no boundaries

Toxoplasma gondii is a fantastically interesting parasite that you can find in a variety of places in the world and can end up in a variety of places inside of...

Matthew Pettengill - avatar Matthew Pettengill

ASM Cosigns Letter to Congress on Tax Benefits for Graduate Students

ASM News

ASM Cosigns Letter to Congress on Tax Benefits for Graduate Students

ASM and 43 other scientific and engineering societies urge the House of Representatives to preserve tax benefits for graduate students

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

bioRxiv

bioRxiv Subject Collection: Microbiology

  • Wednesday, 13 December 2017

    The adaptive potential of HIV-1 is a vital mechanism to evade host immune responses and antiviral treatment. However, high evolutionary rates during persistent infection can impair transmission evade efficiency and alter disease progression in the new host, resulting in a...

Clinical Bench Scientists Share the Benefits of Attending ASM Microbe

Careers

Clinical Bench Scientists Share the Benefits of Attending ASM Microbe

The New Tech Professional Development Grant was given to clinical laboratory scientists to attend ASM Microbe 2017. They had the opportunity to network with their peers over dinner, share best...

ASM Careers - avatar ASM Careers

Battling White-nose Syndrome in Bats

Press Releases

Battling White-nose Syndrome in Bats

Millions of bats in North America have been wiped out by the disease white-nose syndrome caused by the fungus Pseudogymnoascus destructans, and scientists worry that a catastrophic reduction in the bat...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Fortified Fungi Fight Fevers - BacterioFiles 320

Bacteriofiles

Fortified Fungi Fight Fevers - BacterioFiles 320

Fungi modified to produce spider and scorpion toxins kill malaria-transmitting mosquitoes extra fast!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar

New Tool Could Help Maintain Quality During Cheese Production

Press Releases

New Tool Could Help Maintain Quality During Cheese Production

Dutch cheeses are made using complex starter cultures, that have been employed for centuries. Due to changes in strain composition within a culture, the quality frequently fluctuates. A team of...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

David Blehert sends out the Bat Signal: White Nose Fungus is Among Us!

microTalk

David Blehert sends out the Bat Signal: White Nose Fungus is Among Us!

How White Nose Syndrome kills bats, ideas on how to save our bat populations, and how a love of animals and nature drove David Blehert and Jonah Evans into their...

Karl Klose - avatar Karl Klose

Defining YOUR Work-Life Balance

Careers

Defining YOUR Work-Life Balance

Everyone is looking for the “holy grail” of work-life balance. Depending on the individual, career stage, and personal life, the perfect balance can be different for everyone. Just as we...

ASM Careers - avatar ASM Careers

Just a passing phage - TWiV 470

TWiV

Just a passing phage - TWiV 470

Bacteriophage particles rapidly move across monolayers of eukaryotic cells from different tissues.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello bacteriophage, TWiV, viruses

Probiotic Gets a Boost from Breast Milk

Press Releases

Probiotic Gets a Boost from Breast Milk

Supplementation with probiotics can improve a person's gut health, but the benefits are often fleeting, and colonization by the probiotic's good microbes usually doesn't last. Breast milk may help sustain...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Minority Microbiology Mentor Newsletter - December

Minority Microbiology Mentor Newsletter

Minority Microbiology Mentor Newsletter - December

The December issue of the Minority Microbiology Mentor has been published by the Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities

Public and Scientific Affairs Board - avatar Public and Scientific Affairs Board minority

ASM Urges Increased Funding for CDC

Statements and Testimony

ASM Urges Increased Funding for CDC

The ASM participated in a coalition letter urging Congress to provide at least $7.8 billion for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s programs as they work to develop a...

Public and Scientific Affairs Board - avatar Public and Scientific Affairs Board Research and Development Budgets

Researchers Connect Severity of "Kissing Disease" to T-cell Population

Press Releases

Researchers Connect Severity of "Kissing Disease" to T-cell Popul…

In a study published in mBio, researchers connect the onset and severity of mono to T-cells that react to both EBV and the influenza A virus.

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Mycelial Moisture Magnanimity - BacterioFiles 319

Bacteriofiles

Mycelial Moisture Magnanimity - BacterioFiles 319

Filament network-forming organisms like fungi can transfer nutrients and moisture to bacteria in harsher conditions!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar

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