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
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
Dr. Wainberg, an AAC editor, discovered the effectiveness of the antiretroviral drug 3TC against HIV
Colonization by the human and animal parasite, Giardia, changed the species composition of the mouse microbiome in a way that might be harmful.
Many trainees are transitioning into non-research careers. Navigating this transition can be tricky, as the available resources are still scarce and fairly inconsistent. Dr. Josh Henkin, founder of STEM Career...
Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs
Collecting, transporting, and storing patient specimens plays a major role in infection diagnoses. ASM provides a number of resources regarding best practices and the latest research regarding specimen collection!
Microbial adaptations to climate change will affect all biomes in the greater ecosystem. A new Academy of Microbiology FAQ Report addresses areas undergoing environmental changes, how these changes influence microbial...