Matters Microbial #11: Viruses from hell with Ken Stedman

October 13, 2023

Today Dr. Ken Stedman, Professor of Biology at Portland State University, tells us about the strange and wonderful viruses of heat loving extremophilic archaea—truly viruses from Hell!

Host: Mark O. Martin

Guest: Ken Stedman

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  • A popular article about Markus Martin’s work as a fossil expert extraordinaire.
  • Markus Martin’s website.  
  • One of Markus Martin’s academic articles on trilobites.
  • An interesting article on the complexity of colony morphology by Bacillus subtilis.
  • An article about Serratia, prodigiosin, and temperature.  
  • An article I wrote about educational aspects of the work of the late great Carl Woese.
  • An introduction to the diverse and fascinating archaea.  
  • An introduction to the viruses of archaea.
  • Ken Stedman’s fascinating laboratory website.
  • Ken Stedman’s faculty website.

Intro music is by Reber Clark

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