Vincent, Michael, and Stanley recorded episode #8 of the podcast This Week in Microbiology live at the 2011 ASM General Meeting in New Orleans, with guests Andreas Baümler, Nicole Dubilier, and Paul Rainey. They spoke about how pathogens benefit from disease, symbioses between chemosynthetic bacteria and marine invertebrates, and repetitive sequences in bacteria.
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Links for this episode:
- Salmonella invasion from the gut lumen into tissues (PLoS Pathogens)
- Symbiotic diversity in marine animals (Nature Rev Micro)
- REPINs, a new family of mobile DNA in bacteria (PLoS Genetics)
- Letters read on TWiM #8
- Video of TWiM #8 – view below
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