Yersinia pestis, the bacterium that causes bubonic plague, can survive within the ubiquitous soil protozoan, the amoeba, by producing proteins that protect against the latter microbe’s digestion.
In January, ASM launched a publishing experiment, mSphereDirect, which allows scientists to control the review process and speed up the time-to-publication after submission. To answer questions about its users and...
ASM Virtual Lectures
Marilyn Roberts, PhD, University of Washington, presents an historical background of bacterial antibiotic resistances. In this lecture Roberts discusses the basic mechanism and elements (plasmids, transposons, integrons) of bacterial antibiotic...
Chris Condayan antibiotic resistance
A team of international researchers has found that a strain of anthrax-causing bacterium thought to have been viable 80 years after a thwarted World War I espionage attack, was, in...
At MAPD students will learn how to navigate the meeting, network with ASM leaders, and receive feedback on their presentation.
I'm back! This episode: Lichens, long known to be a partnership between fungi and algae, now discovered to have an important third member!
Jesse Noar BacterioFiles
On the eve of the March for Science, the TWiV team gathers at ASM Headquarters in Washington, DC with guests Stefano Bertuzzi and Susan Sharp to talk about the state...
Vincent Racaniello TWiV, science communication
Statement hosted by AAAS recommits societies to foster public support, engagement in science
In an introductory microbiology lab, one common goal is to increase student skills with the microscope, including the ability to properly stain a bacterial specimen. But what is the best way...
Education Education, JMBE, Assessment
In celebration of Earth Day, we’re offering up 4 open-access, peer-reviewed resources from the Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) to help infuse biodiversity-related content into your K-12 or...
Education Education, JMBE