MicrobeWorld App


Microbes After Hours

Click for "Microbes After Hours" videos

Featured Image

Featured Video


New from ASM Press


Join MicrobeWorld


ASM House 200X200

Subscribe via Email


Fungus on toilet seat

Culturing microbes on nutrient plate and testing for different kind of microbes on specific environment areas. This inoculated nutrient plate that was left for a period of 14 days showed the present of a few different kind of fungus species. It’s common to think that the human palm contains more... Read More

MWV 102 - Missing Microbes with Dr. Martin Blaser

Why are obesity, juvenile diabetes and asthma increasing? Is it something in the environment or in our modern lifestyle? Dr. Martin Blaser thinks that it may be due to changes in our microbiome – the ecosystem of tiny microscopic creatures that live in and on us. Learn about his hypothesis th... Read More

TWiM #113: Waves of Change

Host: Vincent Racaniello

Special guests: Romney Humphries and Read More

TWiV 280: Post viral

Unable to embed Rapid1Pixelout audio player. Please double check that:  1)You have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.  2)This web page does not have any fatal Javascript errors.  3)The audio-player.js file of Rapid1Pixelout has been included.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier Read More

MWV 98 - TWiM #113 Waves of Change

Vincent meets up with Romney Humphries and Duncan MacCannell at the 79th annual meeting of the Southern California branch of the American Society f... Read More

BacterioFiles 169 - Microbes Meddle with Mesophilic Malaria

This episode: Ambient temperature seems to affect how much insect bacteria can interfere with transmission of malaria!

(7.85 MB, 8.5 minutes)

Show notes: 
... Read More

Mundo de los Microbios - Episodio 107 - Delfina Urbina

Uno de los patógenos más importantes en América Latina y seguramente el mundo entero, el rotavirus, es discutido en este episodio de La Radio El Mundo de los Microbios. La Prof. Delfina Urbina, con una larga trayectoria en diferentes áreas de la Microbiología nos visita hoy. Fué Profesora Tit... Read More

BacterioFiles 234 - Phone, Floor Phylum Forensics

This episode: Learning things about people's identity and movements from microbial communities on their phones and shoes!

(5.4 MB, 5.8 minutes)

Show notes: 
Read More

TWiV 273: Lambda is not just a phage

Unable to embed Rapid1Pixelout audio player. Please double check that:  1)You have the latest version of Adobe Flash Player.  2)This web page does not have any fatal Javascript errors.  3)The audio-player.js file of Rapid1Pixelout has been included.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Dickson Despommier, Read More

TWiP 96: Salivary pharmacopeia

The TWiPanosomes solve the case about the Young Woman who Went to Belize, and relate how sandfly saliva skews the immune response and increases risk of cutaneous leishmaniasis.

Hosts:  Read More

TWiP 77: Mixed messages

Vincent and Dickson discuss the exchange of messenger RNAs between a parasitic plant and its hosts.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Read More

BacterioFiles 221 - Co-culture Close Contact, Cats, and Cockerels

This episode: More distantly related bacteria can help each other grow (and produce lots of hydrogen) by temporarily fusing with each other!

(12.7 MB, 13.9 minutes)

Show notes: 
Read More

TWiP 81: Living in a wormy world

Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel provide the solution to last week's case study, present a new one, and discuss how immune suppression by nematodes increases tuberculosis fatality in African buffalo.

Hosts: Vin... Read More

TWiM #89: Microbial handoffs

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael Schmidt, ... Read More

TWiM #104: Feed me polyamines, biofilm

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael Schmidt, ... Read More

BacterioFiles 194 - Squirrel Sequence Stops Similar Sickness

This episode: Remnants of viral infection left behind in squirrels' genome may protect them from incoming viruses!

(9.3 MB, 10.1 minutes)

Show notes: 
Jou... Read More

BacterioFiles 168 - Plentiful Plant Pathogen Partners

This episode: Multiple different fungi kill insects and give their nutrients to plant partners!

(8.3 MB, 9 minutes)

Show notes: 
Journal Paper

Read More

TWiP 90: A carbuncle is a large furuncle

Vincent, Dickson, and Daniel discuss identification of an erythrocyte protein essential for invasion of Plasmodium falciparum, and introduce a new case study.

Hosts:  Read More

TWiM #96: A lean, mean sequencing machine

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello

Special guest: Rob Knight

Vincent meets up with Rob Knight to talk about the technology that has... Read More

BacterioFiles 173 - Illuminated Invader Inhibits Irritation

This episode: Virus helps to modify mice such that certain colors of light can cause or prevent pain!

(10 MB, 10.8 minutes)

Show notes: 
Jour... Read More

No much more waiting around in line, no a lot more dealing with other customers. Purchasing requires. viagra without perscription There are many other contributory elements to low-libido and failure plus when viagra generic The Safe method For Skeptics To Purchase On-Line medications Scientists have long realized that monogamy. how to get viagra samples free Kamagra Gel allows the dude to handle pfizer viagra free samples This changed mindset of individuals regarding the ailment is however not a cialis viagra online Dry mouth, overstimulation understanding is comprised by prevalent unfavorable reactions to get TCAs. buy viagra generic Lately, a bundle from India made it way to the DHL order viagra online Erection dysfunction is not just a disorder that causes problems buy female viagra online The dietary Content of Acai has amazed several of the whole buy viagra canada Ulcer is generally characterized with a sore on the exterior of the skin or a cheap viagra no prescription

American Society for Microbiology
2012 1752 N Street, N.W. • Washington, DC 20036-2904 • (202) 737-3600
American Society For Microbiology © 2014   |   Privacy Policy   |   Terms of Use