Vincent and Elio marvel in the finding that a phage tail-like structure from a marine bacterium stimulates tubeworm metamorphosis, and reveal Ophidiomyces as a cause of snake fungal disease.

Vincent, Elio, and Michael consider a fungal pathogen of insects that acquired a gene from its host that facilitates infection, and presence of gram-negative nosocomial pathogens on community surfaces near hospitals in Brooklyn.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello,┬áMichael Schmidt, Arturo Casadevall, Stuart Levy, and David Livermore On episode #16 of the podcast This Week in Microbiology,┬áVincent,┬áMichael, Arturo, Stuart, and David converse about antimicrobial resistance and why most fungi do not…