Today Dr. Ruth Isenberg, postdoctoral scholar (and former #DocMartian!) in the Willett Lab at the University of Minnesota, will tell us about her first generation path in science, the squid-Vibrio symbiosis work she did for her PhD, and her current career path.
Host: Mark O. Martin
Guest: Ruth Isenberg
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Links for this episode
- The Sikhote-Alin meteorite fall.
- An article on Kenyan Sand Boas.
- An article on African Fire Skinks.
- A video reminder about ice nucleation bacteria.
- An article relating snowflakes to ice nucleation bacteria
- A reminder of the nature of bacterial colonies.
- The laboratory website of Dr. Kat Milligan-McClellan.
- The laboratory website of Dr. Mark Mandel.
- The laboratory website of Dr. Julia Willett.
- A great place to begin thinking about the squid-Vibrio symbiosis, as well as the microbiome in general.
- An excellent review article on the squid-Vibrio symbiosis.
- A fun and accessible video from the famed science journalist Ed Yong about the squid-Vibrio symbiosis.
- An article written by Ruth about her work on this symbiosis
- Ruth’s excellent claymation video made for my microbiology class about quorum sensing and the squid-Vibrio symbiosis. Student creativity matters!
- Another #Micronaut’s claymation video about Type VI secretory systems. Student creativity matters!
Intro music is by Reber Clark
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