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Using DNA technologies to answer epidemiological questions with Jennifer Gardy

Meet the Microbiologist

Using DNA technologies to answer epidemiological questions with Jennifer Ga…

Jennifer Gardy talks about whole-genome sequencing as a technique to address public health issues using genomic epidemiology. 

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf wholegenome sequencing, public health, genomic epidemiology, tb

Content in Cement: Julie Maresca Discusses the Concrete Microbiome

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Content in Cement: Julie Maresca Discusses the Concrete Microbiome

Concrete is the most commonly used building material in the world, and is a very unique dry, high pH environment with special chemical properties. Amazingly, there are microbial communities that...

Karl Klose - avatar Karl Klose Concrete Microbiome, microtalk

Corals are sexy with Christina Kellogg - TWiM #178

TWiM

Corals are sexy with Christina Kellogg - TWiM #178

Recorded at ASM Microbe 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia, TWiM talks to Christina Kellogg talks about her career and her research on coral microbial ecology.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello corals, TWiM, microbiome, ecology

ASM Microbe Press Releases Now Available

Press Releases

ASM Microbe Press Releases Now Available

Read the press releases covering cutting-edge research from ASM Microbe on topics from vaccines, to public health, to antimicrobial resistance.

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Microbiologists vs Biothreat agents

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

Microbiologists vs Biothreat agents

If you are looking for an exciting career, consider a clinical microbiology! On top of common pathogens like Staphylococcus aureus and Escherichia coli, clinical microbiologists also deal with all sorts...

Siu-Kei (Jacky) Chow - avatar Siu-Kei (Jacky) Chow

Microbial sibling conflict - TWiM 177

TWiM

Microbial sibling conflict - TWiM 177

Bacteriophage evolution in a dairy plant, and killing of less fit cells among social microbes.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiM, bacteriophage, Evolution, Myxobacteria

ASM and Research!America Unveil a Survey on Global Pandemics and Vaccines

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ASM and Research!America Unveil a Survey on Global Pandemics and Vaccines

A new national opinion survey shows American attitudes toward public health, vaccines and preparedness for epidemics

Stefano Bertuzzi - avatar Stefano Bertuzzi

Fighting Ebola: What It Takes to Stop an Outbreak

Around the World

Fighting Ebola: What It Takes to Stop an Outbreak

Stopping an epidemic requires teamwork, communication and resources

Courtney Reyers - avatar Courtney Reyers

Scientists and Bioartists Create Stunning Microbial Artworks in ASM’s 4th Agar Art Contest

Press Releases

Scientists and Bioartists Create Stunning Microbial Artworks in ASM’s 4th A…

The American Society for Microbiology announces the winners of their 4th annual Agar Art contest. Submissions of artwork were created using living, growing microbes ‘painted’ on agar, a gelatin-like substance...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

bioRxiv

bioRxiv Subject Collection: Microbiology

 
ASM Comments on Clinical Laboratory Test Prices

Statements and Testimony

ASM Comments on Clinical Laboratory Test Prices

ASM submitted comments to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on payment for new codes which will be included in the 2019 Medicare Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule (CLFS). New...

Public and Scientific Affairs Board - avatar Public and Scientific Affairs Board

Confessions of a mycophobe

Microbial Sciences

Confessions of a mycophobe

Mycology is a neglected field in microbiology and fungi are often overlooked or shunned in our everyday lives. But despite the contentious history of their classification, fungi have been adapted...

Ada Hagan - avatar Ada Hagan mycology, Fungi, antibiotics

Super Cells Save Susceptible Species - BacterioFiles 343

Bacteriofiles

Super Cells Save Susceptible Species - BacterioFiles 343

Very radiation-resistant bacteria can protect other, less-resistant microbes from some of the effects of chronic radiation!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar Bacteria, radiation, Extremophiles

Salivating at ASM Microbe - TWiV 498

TWiV

Salivating at ASM Microbe - TWiV 498

Vincent, Kathy and Rich travel to ASM Microbe 2018 in Atlanta where they speak with Stacy Horner and Ken Stapleford about their careers and their research. 

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello Chikungunya, TWiV, Virology, ASM Microbe, m6A

Scientific Highlights of ASM Microbe 2018

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Scientific Highlights of ASM Microbe 2018

We’ve compared ASM Microbe to Las Vegas and a multistage concert, in part because there are so many amazing scientific sessions occurring simultaneously that attendees must prioritize the sessions in...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

Ars longa, vita brevis - TWiP 153

TWiP

Ars longa, vita brevis - TWiP 153

The case of the Panamanian Farmer with Three Weeks of Diarrhea, and how microbes egested during bites of sand flies exacerbate the severity of leishmaniasis. 

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiP, Leishmania, microbiome, Parasites

Cyanide Stops Cell Suckers - BacterioFiles 342

Bacteriofiles

Cyanide Stops Cell Suckers - BacterioFiles 342

Some bacteria can defend themselves from bacterial predators by producing cyanide!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar Bacteria, respiration, pathogens

Europic 2018 - TWiV 497

TWiV

Europic 2018 - TWiV 497

At Europic 2018, a meeting on picornaviruses in the Netherlands, Vincent speaks with Sasha Gorbalenya, Jim Hogle, Ann Palmenberg and Frank van Kuppeveld about their careers and their research.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiV, computational biology, coronavirus, viruses, poliovirus

How viral-bacterial interactions influence viral infection with Julie Pfeiffer

Meet the Microbiologist

How viral-bacterial interactions influence viral infection with Julie Pfeif…

Julie Pfeiffer tells the story of how she serendipitously found a role for the gut microbiota during polio virus infection, and how she and her lab discovered an important role...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf Polio, microbiome, gut microbiota, viruses

Dogs Can Be a Potential Risk for Future Influenza Pandemic

Press Releases

Dogs Can Be a Potential Risk for Future Influenza Pandemic

Dogs are a potential reservoir for a future influenza pandemic, according to a study published in the journal mBio. The study demonstrated that influenza virus can jump from pigs into canines and...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Cancer Killer Could Cure Cryptic Contagion - BacterioFiles 341

Bacteriofiles

Cancer Killer Could Cure Cryptic Contagion - BacterioFiles 341

A virus designed to target cancer could also help eliminate hidden HIV infections!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar HIV, viruses, retrovirus

Vaccines work, whether or not you believe in them - TWiV 496

TWiV

Vaccines work, whether or not you believe in them - TWiV 496

Recorded at Vaccines in the 21st Century, a meeting held at the University of California, Irvine, Stacy Schultz-Cherry, Douglas Diekema, and Andrew Noymer talk about vaccine facts and fiction.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello viruses, Vaccines, TWiV, Virology

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