Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Catharine Bosio, Michael J Merchlinsky, and Shilpa Gadwal

Vincent meets up with Katy Bosio, Michael Merchlinsky, and Shilpa Gadwal at the ASM Biothreats meeting to talk about careers for scientists outside of the ivory tower.

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Cell typesHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Elio SchaechterMichael Schmidt, and Michele Swanson

The TWiMers discuss how changes in domestic laundering affect the removal of microorganisms, and assembly of a nucleus-like structure during viral replication in bacteria.

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lambda virionHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt, and Michele Swanson

Vincent, Michael, and Michele explain the use of an electrochemical gradient to eliminate bacterial biofilms, and how phage susceptibility can be transferred by exchange of receptor proteins.

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caliperHosts: Vincent RacanielloElio Schaechter, and Michele Swanson

Vincent, Elio and Michele wind up a year of microbial podcasts with a story about the lack of resistance to a crop antifungal compound, and how a bacterium uses a molecular caliper to measure membrane thickness.

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Jennifer BombergerHosts: Vincent RacanielloElio Schaechter, and Michael Schmidt

Guest: Jennifer Bomberger

Jennifer joins Vincent, Elio, and Michael to talk about the work of her laboratory on how a respiratory virus enhances bacterial growth by dysregulating nutritional immunity.

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Host: Vincent Racaniello

Guests: Marie Antonioli, Bryan Hansen, Forrest Jessop, Kyle Shifflet and Jim Striebel

At the Hamilton, Montana Performing Arts Center, Vincent speaks with three local high school graduates and two high school teachers about how Rocky Mountain Laboratories influenced school science programs and opened up career opportunities.

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frackingHosts: Vincent RacanielloElio SchaechterMichael Schmidt, and Michele Swanson

The TWiM team discusses microbial DNA found on ATM machines in New York City, and how hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, alters microbial ecosystems deep in the Earth.

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Acinetobacter baumannii

Acinetobacter baumannii

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloElio SchaechterMichael Schmidt, and Michele Swanson

The TWiM team brings you a bacterium from a Colorado field site that grows on uranium, and copper resistance in the emerging pathogen Acinetobacter baumannii.

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colonic cryptsHosts: Vincent RacanielloElio SchaechterMichael Schmidt, and Michele Swanson

From the TWiM team, highlights of the Recent Advances in Microbial Control meeting in San Diego, and expansion of a gut pathogen by virulence factors that stimulate aerobic respiration.

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Cherry blossom deerHosts: Vincent RacanielloElio SchaechterMichael Schmidt, and Michele Swanson

The TWiM team discusses the importance of neutrophils in microbial infections, and evidence that ancient bacteria had two cell walls.

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