TWiM 64: URI and UTI at ICAAC

This episode of TWiM was recorded at the 53rd ICAAC in Denver, Colorado, where Michael Schmidt and I spoke with James Gern about rhinoviruses, and James Johnson about extra-intestinal pathogenic E. coli.

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TWiM 16: ICAAC Live

This Week in Microbiology

Hosts: Vincent RacanielloMichael Schmidt, Arturo Casadevall, Stuart Levy, and David Livermore.

VincentMichael, Arturo, Stuart, and David converse about antimicrobial resistance and why most fungi do not cause disease, at the 51st Interscience Conference on Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy (ICAAC).

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TWiM 6: Antibacterial therapy with bacteriophage: Reality or fiction?

bacteriophage modelHosts: Vincent Racaniello, Cliff Mintz, Michael Schmidt, and Elio Schaecter

On episode #6 of the podcast This Week in Microbiology, Vincent, Cliff, Michael and Elio review the use of bacteriophages to manage infections, and the presence of antibiotic resistance genes in bacteriophages from urban sewage and river water.

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The model of bacteriophage T4 shown in the photo is described here.

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