Host: Vincent Racaniello
Guest: Ileana Cristea
Vincent meets up with Ileana at Princeton University to talk abou... Read More
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I am surprised that no one got the diarrhea case, although I would have been wrong as well, so many familiar parasites!
Recognizing the importance of the public health emergency of the Ebola outbreak in western Africa, the organizers of the Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial ... Read More
Tom talks with Vincent about viral central nervous system infections of global importance, Ebola virus, and running the fastest marathon dressed as a doctor.
Los virus entéricos humanos, su presencia y prevalencia en el ambiente, es el tema de hoy para La Radio el Mundo de los Microbios. El Dr. Albert Bosh, Profesor Titular de la Universidad de Barcelona n... Read More
A common ingredient in antibacterial soap can be found in some people's noses, and the presence of this ingredient could be promoting the colonization of Staph bacteria, according to a small new study in the journal mBio.
Researchers from the University of Michigan found triclosan in the nasa... Read More
This episode: Bacterial spores can survive atmospheric entry on an artificial meteorite!
(10.7 MB, 11.25 minutes)
This episode: A conversation with Audiommunity hosts about a rabbit virus that may help treat cancer while preventing the treatment from killing the patient!
(39.2 MB, 42.9 minutes)
Michael and Vincent present Spotlights, brief reviews of classic papers in the Journal of Bacteriology, and explain how a single bacterial species can reverse autism-like social deficits in the offspring of obese mice.
A eukaryote without a mitochondrion, and using a phage enzyme to eliminate intracellular bacteria are two topics discussed by the TWiMers on this episode.
Image (right): An entry in the ASM Agar Art Contest which bears an uncanny resemblance to one of the TWiM hosts.
Host... Read More
Host: Jeff Fox with special guest, Stijn Mertens.
Mertens, a graduate student working with Kevin Verstrepen at the University of Leuven in Belgium, talks with Jeff Fox about their efforts to develop new yeast strains for making lager beers—imparting novel flavor and aroma notes withou... Read More
This episode: Fruit flies have microbes that help them get more nutrition out of low-quality food!
(8.4 MB, 9.1 minutes)
Host: Vincent Racaniello
Guests: Carla Giles, Zoe Dyson, Brianna McLean, and Caitlin O'Brien
In Melbourne, Australia, Vincent speaks with four PhD students about their research projects and what... Read More
This episode: Parasitoid wasps spread helpful bacterial symbionts between their whitefly prey!
(10.9 MB, 11.9 minutes)