On episode #2 of the podcast This Week in Microbiology, Vincent, Cliff, and Michael review a fatal laboratory acquired Yersinia pestis infection, and how gut bacteria control body weight and metabolic activity.
Download TWiM #2 (52 MB .mp3, 75 minutes).
Links for this episode:
- Fatal laboratory acquired Yersinia infection (thanks, Alan!)
- Gut bacteria can control metabolic functions (mBio)
- Systems biology approach to infectious disease research (mBio)
- Dr. B. Brett Finlay’s 3D animations
- Letters read on TWiM #2
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