TWiM 228: Black in Microbiology with Ninecia Scott and Chelsey Spriggs

October 23, 2020

Ninecia and Chelsey, two of the founders of Black in Microbiology, join TWiM to discuss the goals of the organization, then we reveal survival of Deinococcus bacteria for 3 years in space, an experiment that addresses the panspermia hypothesis for interplanetary transfer of life.

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Elio Schaechter, Michele Swanson, and Michael Schmidt

Guests:  Ninecia Scott and Chelsey Spriggs

Right click to download TWiM#228 (39 MB .mp3, 53 minutes)

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