Image taken in Jamestown in March, similar to previous post. Several people in our dept have suggested chechen of the forest or SIlvershelf. Read More
A video explanation of Ebola Virus. Drawn and narrated by Armando Hasudungan. Read More
Hello Dr Racaniello and Despommier,
I recently saw an article about the paper linked below on Science Daily and thought it might be worth a discussion on TWIP. It is about the possibility of bed bugs being a vector for T. cruzi. I would love to... Read More
The Grand Masters of the TWiV discuss Ebola virus transmission, air travel from West Africa, Ebola virus infectivity on surfaces, the Dallas Ebola virus patient, and Ebola virus in dogs.
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Recording together for the first time, the TWiV team celebrates their 300th recording at the American Society for Microbiology headquarters in Washington, DC, where Vincent speaks with Dickson, Alan, Rich, and Kathy about their careers in science.
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The campaign is called "Kick Back Ebola." But the posters pack a punch.
Sierra Leone has reported over 700 suspected Ebola cases, more than any other country this year. To help stop the outbreak, health workers have put up Ebola awareness signs all over Sierra Leone's seaside capital of Freet... Read More
The TWiV team discusses transmission of Ebola virus, and inhibition of Borna disease virus replication by viral DNA in the ground squirrel genome.
Just like those of humans, insect guts are full of microbes, and the microbiota can influence the insect's ability to transmit diseases. A new study reports that a bacterium isolated from the gut of an Aedes mosquito can reduce infection of mosquitoes by malaria parasites and dengue virus. The b... Read More
Vincent, Alan, Rich and Kathy discuss how interleukin 10 modulation of Th17 helper cells contributes to alphavirus pathogenesis.
Inside the filters of the aquariums harboring hundreds of species of molds and other microorganisms. In this photo we took a some part of the fungi who live into filters. The fungi are important microorganisms for health of aquarium. Read More
Vincent and Glenn meet up with Ann and talk about her long and productive career in virology, from biochemistry to bacteriophage lambda to retroviruses.
Large TSA plate: yellowish organism is Staph aureus, red organism is Serratia marcescens. Grown for 24 hrs at 37 degrees C. Read More
Vincent visits the University of Georgia where he speaks with Zhen Fu and Biao He about their work on rabies virus and paramyxoviruses.
Here's my summary of ASM2015, an exciting weekend full of science.
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Chromobacterium violaceum is a gram negative bacterium known to produce a natural antibiotic violacein which has other additional properties as well.
Here I was testing the MIC for a range of antibiotics and found a amazing result wherein i could clearly see "persisters" which will at a later s... Read More
Candida species on a Candida CHROMagar plate wishes you a happy and safe Fourth of July!
Author: Xiao Hui Lau Read More