Swab taken of the wooden handrail outside the classroom. Incubated on TSA for 24 hrs, room temp for 48hrs the held at refrigerated temperatures. Beige colony was mucoid in the center with some rhizoid features, mat and spreading around the outside, possible Bacillus spp or yeast. Read More
Vincent meets with members of team ZEST at the University of Wisconsin Madison to discuss their macaque model for Zika virus pathogenesis.
This episode: Polymer-coated bacteria make really good vaccines!
(9.2 MB, 10 minutes)
Jou... Read More
Pictured are tow lichen's living on a wooden rail after heavy rains in the Santa Cruz hills. The branching lichen (Cladonia spp) is growing up through the flat lichen (Parmelia spp). Lichens are a fungus and algae or cyanobacteria, or both, that live and function as one organism in a symbiotic... Read More