Jennifer Tsang

Jennifer Tsang is the science communications and marketing coordinator at Addgene and a freelance science writer. She has completed a Ph.D. in microbiology studying bacterial motility and studied antimicrobial resistance as a postdoctoral fellow. She writes for her own microbiology blog called The Microbial Menagerie. You can follow her on Twitter (@jw_tsang).

Latest from Jennifer Tsang

Changing CO2 Levels Require Microbial Coping Strategies

  • April 18, 2019
With increasing CO2 levels, ocean microbes are affected in different ways. Studying the effects of climate change on microbes is not straightforward.

Snow Is Coming - What’s That Have to Do with Microbes?

  • Jan. 11, 2019
Thanks to ice-nucleating abilities, the plant pathogen Pseudomonas syringae plays a big role in the bio-precipitation cycle, including snow and hail.

Yeast through the Years: from Hidden Fermenters to Synthetic Biology

  • Aug. 24, 2018
People have shaped yeast into a microbial powerhouse, from making bread and beer to synthetic biology.

The Origin of Eukaryotes: Where Science and Pop Culture Collide

  • May 4, 2018
How did eukaryotic life evolve? Here, one of the most puzzling questions in evolutionary history meets Star Wars and the Marvel Universe.

Return of the Phages - a Forgotten Remedy Makes a Comeback

  • March 5, 2018
Using social media to fight an antibiotic-resistant bacterial infection