Matters Microbial #6: What’s the buzz on honeybee microbes? With Irene Newton

September 7, 2023

It is true that microbes are everywhere, and have impacts and applications that are often unexpected. Today, a true microbial force of nature visits Matters Microbial: Dr. Irene Newton of the Biology Department of the University of Indiana. Irene will tell us about some of her laboratory group’s recent research on how microbes interact with honeybees!

Host: Mark O. Martin

Guest: Irene Newton

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  • A review of manganese oxidizing bacteria can be found here
  • An essay on ice nucleating bacteria can be found here.  
  • A review of bacterial siderophores can be found here.  
  • A press release on the work that Dr. Newton and her research group does can be found here.
  • Here is another such press release.  
  • A sample publication from Dr. Newton’s laboratory is here.  
  • Dr. Newton’s  faculty website is here
  • Dr. Newton’s laboratory website can be found here.

Intro music is by Reber Clark

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