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Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory Network detects and contains emerging antibiotic resistance

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

Antibiotic Resistance Laboratory Network detects and contains emerging anti…

Detection of antibiotic resistance is vital to proper treatment and containment of potential outbreaks. The Antibiotic Resistance (AR) Laboratory Network connects healthcare facilities, state and local labs, and CDC to quickly identify and contain...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

ASM Member Barney Graham Talks Influenza Vaccines at a Smithsonian Event

Outbreak Exhibit

ASM Member Barney Graham Talks Influenza Vaccines at a Smithsonian Event

How do you talk about complex scientific ideas to the general public? Barney Graham was one of several researchers who spoke at a Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History event...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

New York City’s mice carry human pathogens with antibiotic resistance genes

Press Releases

New York City’s mice carry human pathogens with antibiotic resistance genes

Researchers have found that mice living in New York City’s residential buildings harbor multiple bacteria species that can cause human fever and gastrointestinal disease, including Salmonella, Clostridium difficile, Escherichia coli...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Plants and the bacteria at the root of it all

Microbial Sciences

Plants and the bacteria at the root of it all

Watch where you step! Soil-dwelling bacteria may hold the key to the future of agriculture.

Erica Bizzell - avatar Erica Bizzell microbial sciences, plants, Bacteria

More Than Just Strep in Strep Throat?

Clinical Microbiology: Bugs & Drugs

More Than Just Strep in Strep Throat?

Strep throat isn’t just Strep anymore! The most recent organism linked to bacterial pharyngitis is the anaerobic bacterium Fusobacterium necrophorum. Find out how this and other organisms that cause pharyngitis...

Audrey Schuetz  - avatar Audrey Schuetz

Can colistin resistance be reversed?

mBiosphere

Can colistin resistance be reversed?

Colistin resistance is now a worldwide issue. New ASM Journal articles uncover the molecular mechanism of colistin resistance, and uncover a natural product that may act to reverse resistance and...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

Implementing One Health with Matthew Muturi - MTM 80

Meet the Microbiologist

Implementing One Health with Matthew Muturi - MTM 80

Veterinarian and epidemiologist Matthew Muturi tells how a Rift Valley Fever outbreak led to implementation of One Health-based policies.

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf one health, MTM, podcast, Rift Valley Fever

Join in the Track Hubbub at ASM Microbe-pa-looza!

mBiosphere

Join in the Track Hubbub at ASM Microbe-pa-looza!

The multiple simultaneous events at ASM Microbe mimic a multistage concert with many performing acts. This is exemplified by the Track Hubs, where interactive sessions are vying for your attention...

Julie Wolf - avatar Julie Wolf

Newly Discovered Mechanism Enables Avian Flu Viruses to Infect Humans

Press Releases

Newly Discovered Mechanism Enables Avian Flu Viruses to Infect Humans

A team of Swiss investigators has found a new mechanism that is critical to the ability of certain avian influenza A viruses to infect humans.

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

bioRxiv

bioRxiv Subject Collection: Microbiology

 
Networking in Microbiology

Careers

Networking in Microbiology

You’ve heard it several times - the graduate student in Dr. Krebs’s lab who made a significant finding with a newly acquired collaborator. Or Lisa who started a blog after...

Shilpa Gadwal - avatar Shilpa Gadwal

Do the Bugs in your Gut Cause Parkinson’s Disease? A Discussion with Sarkis Mazmanian

microTalk

Do the Bugs in your Gut Cause Parkinson’s Disease? A Discussion with Sarkis…

The evidence that the gut microbiome influences Parkinson’s Disease, implications of this research for the diagnosis and treatment of Parkinson’s Disease, and the involvement of the microbiome in other...

Karl Klose - avatar Karl Klose microbiome

Shave ice and giant viruses - TWiV 490

TWiV

Shave ice and giant viruses - TWiV 490

Human cowpox infection possibly acquired from a pet cat, and a new giant mimivirus of green algae with genes encoding enzymes of fermentation.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiV, cowpox, mimivirus, algae, fermentation

Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock Syndrome

Press Releases

Tampons Can Cause Toxic Shock Syndrome

The use of intravaginal menstrual pads may be responsible for rare cases of menstrual toxic shock syndrome in women whose vaginas have been colonized by Staphylococcus aureus producing toxic shock syndrome toxin...

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

ASM applauds the new Interagency Strategic Plan for Microbiome Research

ASM News

ASM applauds the new Interagency Strategic Plan for Microbiome Research

This important initiative to promote cross-disciplinary research to answer the complex questions about microbiome science is imperative.

ASM Communications - avatar ASM Communications

Fast food - TWiP 150

TWiP

Fast food - TWiP 150

The case of the Panamanian Man With Leg Ulcer, and how a crab predator preferentially feeds on parasite infected prey – even though the parasite makes them faster!

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiP, Parasitism, Parasites

A Gathering Typhoid Storm - TWiM 174

TWiM

A Gathering Typhoid Storm - TWiM 174

Why untreatable typhoid fever might be on the way, and the evolution of fungal virulence in tropical frogs.

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello antibiotic resistance, Typhoid Fever, Fungi

Study Finds Malaria Parasites Prevalent in North American Fawns

Press Releases

Study Finds Malaria Parasites Prevalent in North American Fawns

Parasites that cause malaria can lurk in plain sight, including in deer in North America. 

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ASM Prepares Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill Summary

Statements and Testimony

ASM Prepares Fiscal Year 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill Summary

The ASM Office of Public Affairs has prepared a document explaining science-related spending in the fiscal year 2018 Omnibus Spending Bill.

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Phages Fortify Friendly Fighters - BacterioFiles 336

Bacteriofiles

Phages Fortify Friendly Fighters - BacterioFiles 336

Phage therapy can work very well when combined with an effective immune response from the host!

Jesse Noar - avatar Jesse Noar Bacteria, phages, antibiotics

CD4 Hunter - TWiV 489

TWiV

CD4 Hunter - TWiV 489

Vincent visits Sandra Urdaneta-Hartmann at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia to talk about the development of the mobile video game ‘CD4 Hunter’

Vincent Racaniello - avatar Vincent Racaniello TWiV, podcast, Virology, viruses

ASM Contributes to New Smithsonian Exhibition Exploring Pandemics and Emerging Infectious Diseases

Outbreak Exhibit

ASM Contributes to New Smithsonian Exhibition Exploring Pandemics and Emerg…

The Smithsonian’s National Museum of Natural History will mark the anniversary of the Great Influenza pandemic with a new exhibition, "Outbreak: Epidemics in a Connected World."

Katherine Lontok - avatar Katherine Lontok

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