A new study suggests that coral reefs—already under existential threat from global warming—may be undergoing further damage from invading bacteria and fungi coming from land-based sources, such as outfall from...
Students will build their professional development skills during the Microbe Academy for Professional Development, a pre- ASM Microbe workshop.
Around the World
Tuberculosis (TB) is one of the top 10 causes of death worldwide. In 2015, there were 10.4 million new cases of TB and 1.4 million died from the disease. These numbers...
Your first year of graduate school will probably consist of taking classes and doing lab rotations, a trial period to assess a lab and its people, while they assess you...
In 2012, Dr. Amy Briggs, an Assistant Professor of Biology at Beloit College attended the ASM Conference for Undergraduate Educators (ASMCUE) for the first time. “That conference was transformational for...
Education Education, ASMCUE
Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs
Scientists are searching for better antimicrobial therapies, diagnostic assays, and prevention tactics for the increasing issue of Clostridium difficile infection. This Hot Topics highlights ASM resources to stay up-to-date on the latest...
The Journal of Microbiology & Biology Education (JMBE) is pleased to announce a Call for Manuscripts for a Science Communication themed issue. Submit your manuscript today!
TWiV explores the evolution of our fecal virome, and the antiviral RNA interference response in the nematode C. elegans.
Vincent Racaniello C elegans, Virology
Light exposure affects A. baumannii drug susceptibility and pathogenesis in vitro. A new Journal of Bacteriology study on the A. baumannii global transcriptional response during light exposure may explain these observations.
TWiP solves the case of the Australian Wildlife Carer, and review evidence that nodding syndrome may be caused by an autoimmune reaction to the parasitic worm that causes river blindness.
Vincent Racaniello Parasites