El Dr. Raul Cano es Profesor Emérito de la Universidad Politécnica del Estado de California en San Luis Obispo, dondetambién ocupa la posición de UNOCAL Chair for Environmental Studies y e... Read More
First and foremost, this and the podcast of the virology course lectures available on iTunes is a gift to the public. I am applying to medical school and I appreciate the material on a topic I did not have time to take but have had a long standing int... Read More
This episode: Attacking HIV using a related virus!
I just returned from a 17-day, 3,000 km road trip with my family in Europe. When I travel I’m always on the lookout for virus-related information and I found some at the Deutsches Museum in Munich, Germany. This museum showcases science and technology – it has over 100,000 objects illustrating t... Read More
Dear Professors Racaniello and Depommier,
I hope this email finds you both in good health. I am a second year medical student from Ireland studying at the University of Cambridge, UK and I have been following the TWiP series with considerable interest... Read More
Vincent and Dickson converse with Peter Hotez about global health, vaccinology, and neglected tropical diseases.
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This episode: Bacteria could help plants clean up heavy metal-contaminated soils!
Jeff Fox of Microbe magazine interviews Dylan Pillai of the University of Toronto on how genomic analysis is used by epidemiologists and clinical microbiologists to reconstruct bacterial disease outbreaks or analyze difficult individual cases Read More
Would you like to read a concise and well-written review about how genomics has influenced our understanding of infectious diseases? Click "source" above for a satisfying account by David Relman, one of the leading contributors to this field.
After summarizing the dizzying accelerating pace a... Read More
This episode: Stomach bacteria reveal some of human history!
There is a new peer-reviewed outreach activity released by ASM and available via the ASM Outreach and Classroom Activities website (http://www.asm.org/index.php/education/classroom-and-outreach-activities.html). During this activity, students answer a "personality quiz." Upon completion of the q... Read More
What's the deal with the embargos anyway? I know it's called the NEJM rule, and I suspect it has to do with perhaps the press or big business somehow taking off with an idea before it's time, but I haven't seen that ended by this practice.
In my f... Read More
This episode: Bacteria and predacious fungi work together to trap nematodes!
Jeff Fox of Microbe Magazine discusses new hepatitis C drugs with Tina Valbh of Pharmaka Consulting Read More