mSystems - Author Video Abstracts
By explicitly accounting for the compositional nature of 16S rRNA gene data through the concept of balances, balance trees yield novel biological insights into niche differentiation.
Chris Condayan mSystems
ASM Virtual Lectures
A lecture by James Shapiro, PhD, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Chicago, outlines some of the biological activities cells use for generating novel configurations of their read-write...
Chris Condayan Evolution
Educators teaching physiology, evolution, climate change, basic scientific/research literacy and other science topics can find resources in ASM’s open-access Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) as our scope extends...
Education JMBE, Education
Who do you go to with questions on your career? Or when your PCR isn’t working? How about when you have a conflict with a coworker? Although it may be...
The Committee on Microbiological Issues Impacting Minorities has published the January issue of the Minority Microbiology Mentor Newsletter.
Public and Scientific Affairs Board
Researchers found several identical bacterial strains in the microbiomes of both infants and their mothers that were distinct from those found in other infants or mothers, a sign of vertical...
Develop professional development skills, receive career advising & present research at ASM Microbe 2017 through the Capstone Fellowship.
Bacteria living in biofilms generate electrical signals that attract motile bacteria for incorporation into the biofilm
New research suggests that phage superspreaders may help drive bacterial evolution in natural environments.
Researchers have discovered that a subset of bacteriophages, dubbed “superspreaders,” potentially play a major role in transmitting antimicrobial resistance.
Joanna Urban bacteriophage, therapy, e coli
New tests for detecting prions in the blood and evidence showing that foamy retroviruses originated in the seas with their jawed vertebrate hosts at least 450 million years ago.
Vincent Racaniello Prions, retroviruses, Virology