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ASM Partners with Smithsonian on “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World”

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ASM Partners with Smithsonian on “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World”

Go see the Smithsonian exhibit “Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World,” which reminds us of the relationships encompassed in the One Health concept

Stefano Bertuzzi - avatar Stefano Bertuzzi

Elio has lots of colanic acid - TWiM 176

TWiM

Elio has lots of colanic acid - TWiM 176

The passing of Stanley Falkow, give E. coli an archaeal membrane, and how the microbiome can make worms live longer.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiM, ecoli, microbiome

Of Moms and Microbes: Baby’s First Microbiome

Microbial Sciences

Of Moms and Microbes: Baby’s First Microbiome

While we don’t yet understand what makes a healthy microbiome, we know that certain interventions, such as antibiotic use and Cesarean sections, can change babies’ microbiomes, for better or for...

Rita Algorri - avatar Rita Algorri microbiome, infant, baby

Is It Really about the MIC?

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

Is It Really about the MIC?

The use of beta-lactamase combination agents like piperacillin-tazobactam to treat ESBL-producing isolates has always been somewhat controversial. Results from the new MERINO clinical trial suggest reviving ESBL testing. Romney Humphries...

Romney Humphries - avatar Romney Humphries

9 ASM Members Elected to National Academy of Sciences

ASM News

9 ASM Members Elected to National Academy of Sciences

Nine ASM members are among the 84 new members and 21 foreign associates announced today by the National Academy of Sciences.

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

The struggle to study hepatitis C virus with Charlie Rice

Meet the Microbiologist

The struggle to study hepatitis C virus with Charlie Rice

Charlie Rice gives the history of learning to grow hepatitis C virus in culture, from pitfalls to hurdles and successes along the 20-year journey. He also talks about yellow fever...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf hepatitis C, virus, yellow fever, meet the microbiologist, podcast

You Gotta Be Squidding Me! A Discussion with Ned Ruby

microTalk

You Gotta Be Squidding Me! A Discussion with Ned Ruby

How V. fischeri can count how many friends are around them through quorum sensing and how they can specifically colonize squid.

Karl Klose - avatar Karl Klose V fischeri, microtalk, podcast, Bacteria

Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory Network detects and contains emerging antibiotic resistance

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory Network detects and contains emerging anti…

Detection of antibiotic resistance is vital to proper treatment and containment of potential outbreaks. The Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Laboratory Network connects healthcare facilities, state and local labs, and CDC to quickly identify and contain...

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ASM Member Barney Graham Talks Influenza Vaccines at a Smithsonian Event

Outbreak Exhibit

ASM Member Barney Graham Talks Influenza Vaccines at a Smithsonian Event

How do you talk about complex scientific ideas to the general public? Barney Graham was one of several researchers who spoke at a Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History event...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

bioRxiv

bioRxiv Subject Collection: Microbiology

  • Sunday, 20 May 2018

    In this study, we developed a method for simultaneous bio-methanation of CO2 and CO with H2 in a single bioreactor using a combination of carboxydotrophic bacteria and methanogenic archaea for industrial applications. Methanogenic archaea generally use H2 and CO2 to...

 
ASM Joins Laboratory Societies in Letters on Palmetto Coverage Determination

Statements and Testimony

ASM Joins Laboratory Societies in Letters on Palmetto Coverage Determinatio…

ASM joins laboratory societies in two letters on the Palmetto Draft Local Coverage Determinations on Multiplex Nucleic Acid Amplified Tests for Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Panels.

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Variations in Placental Microbiota Appear Related to Premature Birth

Press Releases

Variations in Placental Microbiota Appear Related to Premature Birth

A team of researchers from the United Kingdom has found a surplus of pathogenic bacteria in placentas from premature births, supporting the hypothesis that maternal infection may cause preterm birth.

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

What It’s Like to Volunteer at a Science Festival

Careers

What It’s Like to Volunteer at a Science Festival

ASM was at the 2018 USA Science and Engineering Festival (USASEF) to capitalize on the science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) buzz and raise awareness of the microbial sciences. Our...

ASM Careers - avatar ASM Careers

Study Shines Light on Gut Microbiome in Colon Cancer

Press Releases

Study Shines Light on Gut Microbiome in Colon Cancer

Researchers have identified a correlation between gut microbial composition and microRNA expression in human colorectal cancer, according to a recent study published in the journal mSystems.

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Multiple Resistance Genes Found in Commercially Farmed Chickens and In Hospital

Press Releases

Multiple Resistance Genes Found in Commercially Farmed Chickens and In Hosp…

 A team of investigators has isolated colistin-resistant Escherichia coli from a commercial poultry farm in China. Colistin is an antibiotic of last resort against certain bacteria. The research is published May 14...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Condit is on drugs and norovirus is lit - TWiV 493

TWiV

Condit is on drugs and norovirus is lit - TWiV 493

The FDA Advisory Committee deliberation on the anti-poxvirus drug tecovirimat, and immune cells in gut-associated lymphoid tissue as the major target during acute murine norovirus infection.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiV, norovirus, pox virus

Maverick Mouse Microbes Mitigate Maladies - BacterioFiles 338

Bacteriofiles

Maverick Mouse Microbes Mitigate Maladies - BacterioFiles 338

Gut microbe transplants from wild mice protect lab mice from disease!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar Bacteria, microbiome, lab mouse

ASM Urges Congress to Make Ebola Emergency Funding Available

Statements and Testimony

ASM Urges Congress to Make Ebola Emergency Funding Available

The ASM calls upon Congress to continue to make available thebalance of FY 2015 Ebola emergency funding, and to work through the FY 2019 appropriationsprocess to create a robust public...

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

Avoid Ethics Issues in Science Publishing with These 5 Questions

mBiosphere

Avoid Ethics Issues in Science Publishing with These 5 Questions

Before you start writing your manuscript, here are 5 questions to ask yourself that will help ensure a successful (and ethical!) road to publication.

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Losing a Function Helps Enterococcus faecalis Increase its Fitness

mBiosphere

Losing a Function Helps Enterococcus faecalis Increase its Fitness

Does eating more diverse foods increase fitness? The ability to use ethanolamine, a common molecule found in our gut, helps bacterial pathogens like Salmonella to colonize and cause infection. A...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

The Experience Needed for Graduate School

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The Experience Needed for Graduate School

With ASM Microbe 2018 and the Microbe Academy for Professional Development (MAPD) around the corner, we cover a session from last year on tips for improving your graduate school application...

Shilpa Gadwal - avatar Shilpa Gadwal

Malaria Parasite Accumulates Undetected in Bone Marrow

Press Releases

Malaria Parasite Accumulates Undetected in Bone Marrow

A Plasmodium vivax infection is like an iceberg: It's dangerous, in part, because much of it hides out of view. A new study published this week in mBio shows how researchers are revealing more...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

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