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I'm a microbiology PhD from North Carolina State University who finds microbes continually fascinating. I'm working on ways to see just how good for us bacteria can be, and in order to share my enthusiasm for discoveries made by others or myself, I created BacterioFiles.

Back in early 2009 when science podcasts first caught my interest, I looked around to see if I could find any up-to-date podcasts that were focused on microbiology. There were a few, but they mostly seemed to focus on the negative aspects of bacteria or viruses that cause disease. I wanted news about how important bacteria and other microbes are, in our bodies, in the environment, and even in our technology, as well as how interesting and diverse they can be. So my path was clear: I had to fill the niche.

That path led to the creation of BacterioFiles, the podcast for microbe lovers, dedicated to promoting the exploration of the mostly-invisible world that is all around us.

Sunday, 14 June 2015 14:36

BacterioFiles 217 - Fungus Fortifies Fly Food

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This episode: Fruit flies have microbes that help them get more nutrition out of low-quality food!

(8.4 MB, 9.1 minutes)

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Sunday, 07 June 2015 15:29

BacterioFiles Special - ASM2015

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Here's my summary of ASM2015, an exciting weekend full of science.

(11.5 MB, 12.5 minutes)

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This episode: Kate Franz and Matt Woodruff from Audiommunity join me to talk about a clinical trial of peanut immunotherapy with probiotics to treat peanut allergies!

(29 MB, 31.75 minutes)

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Audiommunity - episode about food allergies

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This episode: Deep-sea thermophile bacteriophage is pirated by another scurvy genetic element!

(10.2 MB, 11.2 minutes)

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This episode: Cable bacteria and algae set up electric grid in sediments!

(6 MB, 6.5 minutes)

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Journal Paper

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This episode: Hoopoes inoculate their eggs with protective bacteria!

(6.5 MB, 7 minutes)

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Monday, 27 April 2015 08:56

BacterioFiles 212 - Ghosts Get Good Guarding

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This episode: Bacterial ghosts could make good vaccines for different things!

(9.8 MB, 10.7 minutes)

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This episode: Bacteria in soil signal to fungi to save them from predatory roundworms!

(9.9 MB, 10.8 minutes)

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News blog/Journal Paper

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This episode: Genes taken from bacteria may have been important for the evolution of distinct groups of archaea!

(7.4 MB, 8 minutes)

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This episode: Microbial predators in soil cause microbial prey to build fortifications!

(8.8 MB, 9.5 minutes)

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