Matters Microbial #14: An inordinate fondness for viruses with Jack Gilbert

November 3, 2023

Today Dr. Jack Gilbert, Professor of Pediatrics and of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography, chats with us about his MANY interests in microbiology, from human health to marine environments.

Host: Mark O. Martin

Guest: Jack Gilbert

Download MM #14 (33 MB .mp3, 46 min)
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  • Marley and Murtle’s Etsy shop, which created my glow in the dark needle felted tardigrade.
  • My wife Dr. Jennifer Quinn’s Wikipedia page and blog.
  • Ethan Kocak’s fine artwork is found at his website
  • An overview of the BLAST program used for sequence analysis.
  • An overview of RDP Classifier, no longer online, but can be downloaded to your own computer.  
  • A brief biography of JBS Haldane, and the story of his wonderful quote about beetles.  
  • A nice overview of microbiology and social equity, from the ASM website.
  • Dr. Susan Ishaq’s working group of microbiology and social equity.  
  • A great short video about Dr. Jack Gilbert’s interests and philosophy.
  • Dr. Jack Gilbert’s profile at UC San Diego, and his faculty website at Scripps Institution of Oceanography.
  • Dr. Jack Gilbert’s laboratory website.

Intro music is by Reber Clark

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