Julie Wolf

Julie Wolf

Julie Wolf is the ASM Science Communications Specialist. She contributes to the ASM social media and blog network and hosts the Meet the Microbiologist podcast. She also runs workshops at ASM conferences to help scientists improve their own communication skills. Follow Julie on Twitter for more ASM and microbiology highlights at @JulieMarieWolf.

Julie earned her Ph.D. from the University of Minnesota, focusing on medical mycology and infectious disease. Outside of her work at ASM, she maintains a strong commitment to scientific education and teaches molecular biology at the community biolab, Genspace. She lives in beautiful New York City.

A news roundup covering bacterial speciation, ancient plague bacteria, and calculating how many drug-resistant infection deaths really happen in the U.S.

Mark Connors talk about 2 different patient populations able to control HIV pathogenesis via their T cell or B cell responses.

A new genome of the red mite poultry disease vector will help scientists discover anti-parasite and anti-disease targets.

A news roundup covering a new kingdom of life, artificial cells, the state of malaria - and a connection between the microbiome and diabetes

Thursday, 15 November 2018 16:09

The Evolution of Virulence with Andrew Read

Andrew Read tells of his work demonstrating that a non-sterilizing vaccine allows pathogens to become even more virulent.

A news roundup covering mega-antibody flu protection, and epidemic calendar, and microbiomes and ethnicity – plus resistant bacteria on wild giraffes.

Our last World Antibiotic Awareness Week post looks at infection control, diagnostics and stewardship to slow the spread of drug-resistant disease

Monday, 12 November 2018 12:20

What Happens When Antibiotics Stop Working?

Our second World Antibiotics Awareness Week post highlights the dangerous situation that arises when cheap oral antibiotics are no longer available 

Our first World Antibiotic Awareness Week 2018 blog post looks at how agricultural practices have contributed to drug-resistant infections in people

A recent Nipah virus outbreak in Kerala, India, was halted due to improved detection capabilities. G. Arunkumar tells the story of his involvement.

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