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ASM Live - The Live Internet Talk Show

Participate in ASM Live at ASM 2014 in Boston where we will be live streaming video interviews of select presenters with host Stan Maloy, Chair of the ... Read More

The Microbiology of Beer - The “Microbes After Hours” series, 6-8 pm, Thursday, October 10, 2013

The master ingredient in beer is yeast – a microbe – and every step in the brewing process helps the yeast do its job better. Join us at the American Society of Microbiology to learn more about how microbes are selected, grown, and manipulated in modern breweries to develop a wide variety of ... Read More

TWiM #71: Colon cancer’s little shop of horrors

Vincent, Michael, and Michele explain how the gut microbiome modulates colon tumorigenesis, and regulation of intestinal macrophage function by the microbial metabolite butyrate. 


Hosts: Vin... Read More

Scientists Generate 3D Structure for the Malaria Parasite Genome

A research team led by a cell biologist at the University of California, Riverside has generated a 3D model of the human malaria parasite genome at three different stages in the parasite’s life cycle — the first time such 3D architecture has been generated during the progression of the life cycl... Read More

10 fun facts about antibiotics

This poster has ten (10) mildly interesting facts about antibiotics, just in case you needed a poster or handout for Antibiotic Awareness Week (Nov 18-24, 2013). You can download PDF at "source" URL, above. Please feel free to share this graphic with your students, classmates, colleagues, frien... Read More

TWiM #64: URI and UTI at ICAAC in Denver



Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael Schmidt Read More

TWiM #62: Breaking bad and protein chain mail



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Michael Schmidt


Vincent a... Read More

TWiM #63: Superantigens, S. aureus, and the armpit microbiome



Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael Schmidt and  Read More

TWiM #67: Black mushrooms and RNA thermosensors



Hosts: Vincent RacanielloElio Schaechter, and  Read More

TWiP 60: Urine a game of cat and mouse



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


Vincent and Dickson discus... Read More

Ebola virus in Guinea ‘most aggressive, near totally fatal’

Western Africa is bracing against an unprecedented outbreak of the deadly ebola virus. Guinea is the country affected the worst by the viral hemorrhagic fever. Since January, 86 people have died from it, out of 137 cases.

Shutting down the body’s immune system, ebola is highly contagious, tra... Read More

TWiM #72: The benefits of virulence

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloElio SchaechterMichael Schmidt and Read More

TWiM #68: The fungus among us

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Hosts: Vincent RacanielloElio Schaechter Read More

TWiM #65: Leanness is transmissible

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Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Michele Swanson.


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TWiP 70: Invasion of the swamp eels



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier Read More

TWiP 61: Some creep crept into the crypt and crapped



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


Vincent and Dickson review... Read More

TWiP 59: Apicomplexity



Hosts: Vincent Racaniello and Dickson Despommier


Vincent and Dickson update... Read More

TWiM #69: Bacterial DNA in the human genome

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloElio SchaechterJo Handelsman and Read More

MWV Episode 81 - Sheldon Campbell - The Singing Microbiologist

Sheldon Campbell sings about microbiology. Dr. Campbell teaches microbiology at Yale School of Medicine and he uses music to enhance his lectures. He has one song for every block of lectures he gives on a major topic.


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