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This Is ASM

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This Is ASM

A 4-minute overview of ASM’s mission, members and accomplishments. Originally aired at ASM Microbe 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia. This video covers the depth and breadth of the great research and...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Tales of the Vault: a Common, yet Mysterious Organelle

Microbial Sciences

Tales of the Vault: a Common, yet Mysterious Organelle

Your cell’s vault organelles may be shrouded in mystery, but researchers are unlocking their potential to save lives and clean up the planet.

Janet Goins  - avatar Janet Goins

Bringing the Laboratory Test to the Patient With Point-of-Contact Tests

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

Bringing the Laboratory Test to the Patient With Point-of-Contact Tests

Patient-centered or point-of-care testing is gaining in popularity—what does this mean for patients, the clinicians and laboratorians?

Audrey Schuetz  - avatar Audrey Schuetz

Designer Microbes: A Potential Living Cure for Crohn’s and Phenylketonuria

Microbial Sciences

Designer Microbes: A Potential Living Cure for Crohn’s and Phenylketonuria

Designer microbes are coming to the rescue of patients suffering from two debilitating disorders that have no cure: PKU and Crohn’s Disease.

Monika Buczek - avatar Monika Buczek

A new type of malaria vaccine utilizing the mosquito immune system with Carolina Barillas-Mury

Meet the Microbiologist

A new type of malaria vaccine utilizing the mosquito immune system with Car…

To eliminate malaria, you have to stop transmission. Carolina Barillas-Mury discusses the co-evolution of malaria, mosquitos, and man.

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf MTM, vaccine, Malaria, mosquito

Crypto-metamorphosis - TWiM 186

TWiM

Crypto-metamorphosis - TWiM 186

The involvement of a microbiome in snail metamorphosis, and using Listeria to kill tumors.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiM, microbiome, Listeria

Does a Minimal Genome Exist?

Microbial Sciences

Does a Minimal Genome Exist?

How can we define a minimal genome containing only the genes necessary for life - and what can we learn from these efforts?

Jennifer Tsang - avatar Jennifer Tsang

Babbling Bacteria: A Discussion About Quorum Sensing with Marvin Whiteley

microTalk

Babbling Bacteria: A Discussion About Quorum Sensing with Marvin Whiteley

Dr. Marvin Whiteley talks about how and why bacteria talk to each other (quorum sensing), whether lab conditions can help us understand what a pathogen does inside a host, and...

Karl Klose - avatar Karl Klose quorum sensing, microtalk

Invasive Fungal Infections: a Creeping Public Health Threat

Microbial Sciences

Invasive Fungal Infections: a Creeping Public Health Threat

Invasive fungal infections were rare events until the mid-20th century. Why do fungi now kill more people each year than tuberculosis?

Ada Hagan - avatar Ada Hagan

bioRxiv

bioRxiv Subject Collection: Microbiology

 
Researchers Engineer Dual Vaccine against Anthrax and Plague

Press Releases

Researchers Engineer Dual Vaccine against Anthrax and Plague

A team of researchers has now engineered a virus nanoparticle vaccine against Bacillus anthracis and Yersinia pestis, tier 1 agents that pose serious threats to national security of the United States.

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

New Addition to the Sentinel Level Clinical Laboratory Protocols for Suspected Biological Threat Agents and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

New Addition to the Sentinel Level Clinical Laboratory Protocols for Suspec…

A new Laboratory Response Network (LRN) protocol covers all aspects of sentinel laboratory biosafety, biosecurity, risk assessment, and biomedical waste management.

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Taking a Shot at Influenza with Educational Games

Teaching Microbiology

Taking a Shot at Influenza with Educational Games

Written by Wilbur Chen | Educational board games can initiate important conversations about public health - all while participants have fun!

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

elegans Endures Edifying Enterococcus - BacterioFiles 358

Bacteriofiles

elegans Endures Edifying Enterococcus - BacterioFiles 358

Roundworms and not-too-irritating bacteria quickly evolve a beneficial relationship when under threat from other bacterial pathogens!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar Bacteria, nematodes, Symbiosis, Evolution

Citing “Alternative” Sources for Microbiology Resource Announcements

mBiosphere

Citing “Alternative” Sources for Microbiology Resource Announcements

Microbiology Resource Announcements Editors will permit citing alternative sources, when identified as such and where a permanent public DOI exists.

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

New Leadership Elected to the Board of Governors of the American Academy of Microbiology

Press Releases

New Leadership Elected to the Board of Governors of the American Academy of…

Four new Governors have been elected to the American Academy of Microbiology’s Board of Governors. Gail Cassell, Lynn Enquist, Mary Estes, and Carey-Ann Burnham will join the Board of Governors...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Toddy tappers - TWiP 160

TWiP

Toddy tappers - TWiP 160

The case of the Electrician from Tamil Nadu with a Liver Mass, and discussing how dogs and humans share a common Chadian Guinea worm. 

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiP, Parasitism

Let’s Veto Mosquitoes:  A Discussion About Malaria with Gunnar Mair

microTalk

Let’s Veto Mosquitoes: A Discussion About Malaria with Gunnar Mair

Dr. Mair talks about why breaking the transmission cycle by focusing on mosquitoes will help reduce global malaria, how a multi-pronged approach is necessary to eradicate this disease, how public...

Karl Klose - avatar Karl Klose microtalk, Malaria, vaccine

Staying below the ADAR - TWiV 514

TWiV

Staying below the ADAR - TWiV 514

This years crop of Nobel Prizes, and how cells prevent leakage of mitochondrial double-stranded RNA into the cytoplasm, which would otherwise lead to the production of interferon. 

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiV, viruses, innate immunity, mutagenesis

ASM Attends FDA Commissioner’s Announcement of New Plan to Combat AMR

Statements and Testimony

ASM Attends FDA Commissioner’s Announcement of New Plan to Combat AMR

On Friday, September 14, The Pew Charitable Trusts hosted FDA Commissioner Scott Gottlieb announced the agency’s approach to reducing antimicrobial resistance (AMR) through antibiotic stewardship and innovation. 

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

Palmetto Finalizes LCD for Multiplex NAATs for Respiratory Viral Panels

Statements and Testimony

Palmetto Finalizes LCD for Multiplex NAATs for Respiratory Viral Panels

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) subcontractor Palmetto MolDX has finalized its Local Coverage Determination (LCD) for Multiplex Nucleic Acid Amplified Tests (NAATs) for Respiratory Viral Panels.

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

Colossal Contagion Codes Catabolism - BacterioFiles 357

Bacteriofiles

Colossal Contagion Codes Catabolism - BacterioFiles 357

A new giant virus infecting marine algae brings its own genes related to fermentation, generating energy in the absence of oxygen!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar algae, virus, Genetics

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