Aug 4, 2023
Dr. John Coates, a professor at the University of California
Berkeley specializes in environmental microbiology and how microbes
can be utilized to resolve problems in industry.
microTalk caught up with Dr. Coates at the ASMicrobe conference in Houston and discussed his research in applied and...
Jul 7, 2023
The study of evolution has experienced a tremendous revolution
with the advances in current sequencing technologies enabling e.g.
rapid whole genome sequencing.
Dr. Vaughn Cooper, a professor at the University of Pittsburgh who studies evolution in microbes, has taken advantage of these technologies to delve into how...
May 16, 2023
Malaria continues to have a significant impact on humans. The
Plasmodium parasites are transmitted through mosquito
bites, and the disease has a tremendous impact on global
Dr. Debopam Chakrabarti, a professor at the University of Central Florida who specializes in malaria. Dr. Chakrabarti discusses the history...
Apr 5, 2023
Exosomes are small vesicles that that facilitate communication
between eukaryotic cells. They resemble mini-cells, and act like
carrier pigeons, trafficking various “payloads” among cells.
Dr. Ramin Hakami is a Professor of Microbiology at George Mason University. Dr. Hakami studies how infectious diseases...
Dec 3, 2022
Coxiella burnettii causes Q Fever, a zoonotic disease
that is rarely acquired by humans. But Q Fever has a history of
being developed as a bioweapon because of its ability to be spread
by aerosols and cause debilitating but not lethal
Dr. Stacey Gilk is an Associate Professor at the University of Nebraska...