Julie Wolf


Julie Wolf is a Science Communications Specialist for ASM. She creates content for asm.org and ASM's social media channels as well as hosts the Meet the Microbiologist podcast. She also runs workshops at ASM conferences to help scientists improve their own communication skills. Follow Julie on Twitter for more ASM and microbiology highlights at @JulieMarieWolf.

Julie earned her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, focusing on medical mycology and infectious disease. Outside of her work at ASM, she maintains a strong commitment to scientific education and teaches molecular biology at the community biolab, Genspace. She lives in beautiful New York City.

Latest from Julie Wolf

Microbial Minutes: The Discovery of Enterovirus Antibodies in Acute Flaccid Paralysis and Lactobacilli Adhesion Edition

  • Aug. 21, 2019
A news roundup on microbiology research including Lactobacilli adhesion factors and discovery of antibodies against enterovirus in patients with acute flaccid paralysis.
Global Public Health with George F. Gao

Global Public Health with George F. Gao

Aug. 15, 2019

George F. Gao talks about his role as Director of China CDC, his structural virology research, and the importance of both basic and applied research.

Clinical Utility Importance and Application to Microbiological Tests

  • Aug. 6, 2019
What is clinical utility and how will defining a test’s clinical utility affect its use? We highlight a recent Journal of Clinical Microbiology article and interview its author to find out.
Bacteriophage Interactions in the Gut with Jeremy Barr

Bacteriophage Interactions in the Gut with Jeremy Barr

Aug. 3, 2019

Jeremy Barr discusses his work on bacteriophage interactions with both bacteria and mammalian cells.

Microbial Minutes: The Connections of Climate Change and Obesity with Microbes Edition

  • July 31, 2019
A news roundup of microbiology research. This week: climate change may have been a contributing factor to Candida auris emergence and a link between the immune system, gut microbiome, and obesity.