f3_largeHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Cliff Mintz, Michael Schmidt

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.

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neisseria_gonorrhoeaeHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Cliff Mintz, Michael Schmidt, and Stanley Maloy

On episode #1 of the podcast This Week in Microbiology, Vincent, Cliff, Michael, and Stan discuss transfer of DNA from a human host to a bacterial pathogen, and the ability of dry copper to kill bacteria on contact.

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