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Corals are sexy with Christina Kellogg - TWiM #178

TWiM

Corals are sexy with Christina Kellogg - TWiM #178

Recorded at ASM Microbe 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia, TWiM talks to Christina Kellogg talks about her career and her research on coral microbial ecology.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello corals, TWiM, microbiome, ecology

ASM Microbe Press Releases Now Available

Press Releases

ASM Microbe Press Releases Now Available

Read the press releases covering cutting-edge research from ASM Microbe on topics from vaccines, to public health, to antimicrobial resistance.

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

How viral-bacterial interactions influence viral infection with Julie Pfeiffer

Meet the Microbiologist

How viral-bacterial interactions influence viral infection with Julie Pfeif…

Julie Pfeiffer tells the story of how she serendipitously found a role for the gut microbiota during polio virus infection, and how she and her lab discovered an important role...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf Polio, microbiome, gut microbiota, viruses

Microbiologists vs Biothreat agents

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

Microbiologists vs Biothreat agents

If you are looking for an exciting career, consider a clinical microbiology! On top of common pathogens like Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli, clinical microbiologists also deal with all sorts...

Siu-Kei (Jacky) Chow - avatar Siu-Kei (Jacky) Chow

How to Nail Broader Impacts in Your Next NSF Grant Application

Microbial Sciences

How to Nail Broader Impacts in Your Next NSF Grant Application

Written by: Jennifer DeBruyn | Tips for writing a Broader Impacts section for NSF grant proposals

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications NSF, broader impacts, grant writing

Microbial sibling conflict - TWiM 177

TWiM

Microbial sibling conflict - TWiM 177

Bacteriophage evolution in a dairy plant, and killing of less fit cells among social microbes.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiM, bacteriophage, Evolution, Myxobacteria

ASM and Research!America Unveil a Survey on Global Pandemics and Vaccines

bLog Phase

ASM and Research!America Unveil a Survey on Global Pandemics and Vaccines

A new national opinion survey shows American attitudes toward public health, vaccines and preparedness for epidemics

Stefano Bertuzzi - avatar Stefano Bertuzzi

Fighting Ebola: What It Takes to Stop an Outbreak

Around the World

Fighting Ebola: What It Takes to Stop an Outbreak

Stopping an epidemic requires teamwork, communication and resources

Courtney Reyers - avatar Courtney Reyers

Scientists and Bioartists Create Stunning Microbial Artworks in ASM’s 4th Agar Art Contest

Press Releases

Scientists and Bioartists Create Stunning Microbial Artworks in ASM’s 4th A…

The American Society for Microbiology announces the winners of their 4th annual Agar Art contest. Submissions of artwork were created using living, growing microbes ‘painted’ on agar, a gelatin-like substance...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

bioRxiv

bioRxiv Subject Collection: Microbiology

 
Super Cells Save Susceptible Species - BacterioFiles 343

Bacteriofiles

Super Cells Save Susceptible Species - BacterioFiles 343

Very radiation-resistant bacteria can protect other, less-resistant microbes from some of the effects of chronic radiation!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar Bacteria, radiation, Extremophiles

Scientific Highlights of ASM Microbe 2018

mBiosphere

Scientific Highlights of ASM Microbe 2018

We’ve compared ASM Microbe to Las Vegas and a multistage concert, in part because there are so many amazing scientific sessions occurring simultaneously that attendees must prioritize the sessions in...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

Cyanide Stops Cell Suckers - BacterioFiles 342

Bacteriofiles

Cyanide Stops Cell Suckers - BacterioFiles 342

Some bacteria can defend themselves from bacterial predators by producing cyanide!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar Bacteria, respiration, pathogens

Dogs Can Be a Potential Risk for Future Influenza Pandemic

Press Releases

Dogs Can Be a Potential Risk for Future Influenza Pandemic

Dogs are a potential reservoir for a future influenza pandemic, according to a study published in the journal mBio. The study demonstrated that influenza virus can jump from pigs into canines and...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Cancer Killer Could Cure Cryptic Contagion - BacterioFiles 341

Bacteriofiles

Cancer Killer Could Cure Cryptic Contagion - BacterioFiles 341

A virus designed to target cancer could also help eliminate hidden HIV infections!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar HIV, viruses, retrovirus

Specific dietary starches lead to different gut microbial communities

mBiosphere

Specific dietary starches lead to different gut microbial communities

Dietary fiber plays an important role in gut health, but new research from mSphere shows that not all sources play the same role: researchers found that specific starches select for...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

Mycology Loquacity: Carol Kumamoto Gets Candid about Candida

microTalk

Mycology Loquacity: Carol Kumamoto Gets Candid about Candida

How C. albicans’ interactions with the other microbes within the body influences its virulence, and the difficulty of developing antifungals that don’t harm people.

Karl Klose - avatar Karl Klose microTalk, Candida, fungus

Redefined by Academia and Parenthood

Careers

Redefined by Academia and Parenthood

We share insights from someone who was a mom and transitioning out of academia. She shares her story on how she found her career passion and what being a mom...

Adriana Bankston - avatar Adriana Bankston

Influenza virus keeps its ion channel 20 - TWiV 495

TWiV

Influenza virus keeps its ion channel 20 - TWiV 495

Follow up on the Ebola virus outbreak, virulence of Ebola-Makona, and how a parasitoid is revealed to hyperparasitoids.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello

When the Clap Hits Back Part II: What Clinical Labs Can Do to Prevent the Spread of Antimicrobial-Resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

When the Clap Hits Back Part II: What Clinical Labs Can Do to Prevent the S…

Public Health England reported the first case of ceftriaxone treatment failure for gonorrhea -- what happens next? Will intravenous (IV) antibiotics become required to treat gonorrhea within the next few...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Plasmid Promotes Plant Pathogenesis - BacterioFiles 340

Bacteriofiles

Plasmid Promotes Plant Pathogenesis - BacterioFiles 340

Some bacteria living around plants can become pathogenic just by gaining a few genes!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar Bacteria, pathogenesis, Genetics

A range of rads - TWiP 152

TWiP

A range of rads - TWiP 152

The case of the Panamanian Mother with Steatorrhea, and new monoclonal antibodies that effectively block malarial infection.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiP, Parasites, Parasitism, Giardia, Malaria, circumsporozoite antigen

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