This episode: A protein from gut bacteria has been tentatively linked with a human protein related to eating disorders!
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A new study suggests that massive underreporting may occur within the system set up by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to estimate the incidence of acute hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection. In a paper receiving advance online publication in Annals of Internal Medicine, a... Read More
This episode: Carbon monoxide-eating bacteria get modified to produce more useful products!
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This episode: Bacterial nanowires are made of the cells' outer membranes!
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Research with human tissue and cells suggests that genetic variations, in addition to failure to comply with treatment regimens, may account for some failures of an anti-HIV drug to treat and prevent HIV infection. Read More
This episode: BacterioFiles teams up with The Plant Pathology Podcast to talk about how microbes living in plants sometimes team up with the plants, sometimes with plant pathogens!
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This episode: Truffle's microbiome helps produce its attractive aromas!
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Dear Vincent and Dickson,
I just returned from the annual meeting of the International Society of Travel Medicine (ISTM) where I enjoyed many fantastic lectures and caught more Cutthroat Trout fly fishing the upper Snake River during one ev... Read More
What do you get when you kiss a Petri dish? Bacteria and yeast colonies that grow into a pretty collage composed of different colors and morphologies. This is an LB agar plate incubated at room temperature for several days. Read More
I spent a week and a half learning metagenomic analysis in Michigan from some awfully smart and pleasant people. Learn more at the link! Read More
Oxford University doctors and scientists are performing the second phase of clinical studies of an experimental Ebola vaccine regimen. The study is part of the EBOVAC2 project, a collaborative programme involving the University of Oxford, French Institute of Health and Medical Research (INSERM) ... Read More
A group of students (Adrienne Linzemann, Jose Aveja, Elsa quintero), staff (William Thompson), and faculty (Farahnaz Movahedzadeh) from Harold Washington College participated in Chicago River interdisciplinary project with the leadership of VP Margie Martyn, and isolated Pseudomonas fluorescens ... Read More
This episode: Bacteria are important for a good immune response to unadjuvanted influenza vaccines!
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I am in need of some assistance in Identifying a bacteria species. I am unable to locate a match in Bergey's Manual. Our copy is 20 years out of date. I know the photo isnt great, it was taken with a cell phone. The colonies are hot pink and were cultured on TSA slant. It is gram + micrococci, i... Read More
Are you an early career scientist who is interested in public outreach? Do you want to share your love of microbiology with the world? Consider applying to the American Society for Microbiology’s Headquarter Communications Fellowship. This 6-month fellowship in Wash... Read More
This episode: Bacterial antivirus system could treat chronic herpes virus infections!
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