Phaeodactylum tricornutum

Diatom Phaeodactylum tricornutum

The TWiM hosts reveal how to test antimicrobial susceptibility in less than 30 minutes, and a carbonate-sensitive phytotransferrin in diatoms that controls iron uptake.

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael SchmidtElio Schaechter and Michele Swanson

Right click to download TWiM#182 (32 MB .mp3, 66 minutes)

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Periodic Table of MicrobesVincent speaks with John Warhol about state microbes, the Periodic Table of the Microbes, and why microbiology is cooler than astrophysics, but they have better TV shows.

Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: John Warhol

Right click to download TWiM #181 (28 MB .mp3, 58 minutes)

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Mark O. MartinVincent speaks with Mark O. Martin about microbial centricity, teaching undergraduates microbiology, lux art, painting with glowing bacteria, tardigrades and much more at ASM Microbe 2018.

Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guest: Mark O. Martin

Right click to download TWiM #180 (37 MB .mp3, 76 minutes)

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Fluorescent_wormThe TwiModulators discuss aerosolization of bacteria and viruses in an ocean-atmosphere mesocosm, and how the common practice of decontaminating produce with chlorine produces viable but non-culturable pathogens.

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael SchmidtElio Schaechter and Michele Swanson

Right click to download TWiM#179 (37 MB .mp3, 76 minutes)

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The TWiM team travels to ASM Microbe 2018 in Atlanta, Georgia to speak with Christina Kellogg about her career and her research on coral microbial ecology.

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael SchmidtElio Schaechter and Michele Swanson

Guest: Christina Kellogg

Right click to download TWiM#178 (32 MB .mp3, 65 minutes)

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microbial sibling conflictThe TWiM team discuss bacteriophage evolution in a dairy plant, and killing of less fit cells among social microbes.

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael SchmidtElio Schaechter and Michele Swanson

Right click to download TWiM#177 (26 MB .mp3, 55 minutes)

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old wormVincent, Michael and Elio note the passing of Stanley Falkow, give E. coli an archaeal membrane, and show how the microbiome can make worms live longer.

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael Schmidt, and Elio Schaechter

Right click to download TWiM#176 (29 MB .mp3, 60 minutes)

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Neomycin

Neomycins

The TWiM team notes the passing of Allan Campbell, and explains how aminoglycoside antibiotics like neomycin enhance host resistance to viral infection.

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael Schmidt, and Michele Swanson

Right click to download TWiM#175 (30 MB .mp3, 63 minutes)

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Mary MallonThe TWiMsters explain why untreatable typhoid fever might be on the way, and the evolution of fungal virulence in tropical frogs.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Elio Schaechter, and Michael Schmidt

Right click to download TWiM#174 (30 MB .mp3, 62 minutes)

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ElioThe Masters of the Microbiological Universe discuss the humongouest fungus, and a commensal bacterium that protects against skin neoplasia.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Elio SchaechterMichael Schmidt, and Michele Swanson

Right click to download TWiM#173 (35 MB .mp3, 74 minutes)

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