Alison O'Brien, President at American Society for Microbiology and professor and chair of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences’ (USU) Department of Microbiology and Immunology, in Philadelphia.
Doctors in the 17th Century wore penguin-like masks stuffed with flowers and herbs to protect themselves from the Plague. Image from NIH. Read More
tissue section h & e strain diptheritic tonsillitis Read More
throat culture on blood agar and tellurite medium. black colonies on tellurite medium are Corynebacterium diphtheriae Read More
Artist Laura Splan has created lace doilies, aka ornamental mats, of the herpes and SARS viruses.
Excerpt from Artists's Bio: My work explores perceptions of beauty and horror, comfort and discomfort. I use anatomical and medical imagery as a point of departure to explore these dualities an... Read More
A photomicrograph of Salmonella bacteria. Courtesy of Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. Read More
photograph of carcass of swine showing lesions of swine erysipelas (b&w) Read More
These images are amazing and beautiful.
From Wired - "A virus so large and strange that it’s redefined the very concept of a virus has been photographed for the first time. It’s even weirder than expected." Read More
Freelance photographer Nicola “Okin” Frioli has taken a collection of photographs/portraits of people wearing surgical masks in Mexico City. It's an interesting art project that looks at the impact swine flu has on the city's residents. Read More
Under a plate magnification of 37,800X, this colorized transmission electron micrograph (TEM) depicted the A/New Jersey/76 (Hsw1N1) virus, while in the virus’ first developmental passage through a chicken egg. Read More
Picture of Couple Kissing in Mexico City with Surgical masks on During Swine Flu Outbreak. From The Guardian UK. Article link here http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/apr/26/swine-flu-outbreak-mexico-pandemic. Photo by Alfredo Estrella/AFP/Getty Images Read More
tetanus in a mouse showing body curvature (opisthotonos) Read More
b326-1 clostridium tetani - biochemical reactions (15x) Read More
b325-3 clostridium sporogenes - sporoangia and spores, crystal violet (1000x) Read More
b324-1 clostridium ramosum, peptostreptococcus spp, peptococcus spp and bacteroides fragilis Read More
b323-7 clostridium perfringens gram stain from young culture Read More
b323-4 clostridium perfringens biochemical reactions 15x Read More