This Week in Microbiology

Vincent Racaniello

This Week in Microbiology is a podcast about unseen life on Earth hosted by Vincent Racaniello and friends. Following in the path of his successful shows 'This Week in Virology' (TWiV) and 'This Week in Parasitism' (TWiP), Racaniello and guests produ...Show More

55:26 | Feb 6th

The TWiM team reviews the coronavirus outbreak that began in Wuhan, China, and the finding that an IRF4 deficiency underlies Whipple’s disease.

1:18:11 | Jan 9th

The Fellowship of the TWiM reveal that colorectal cancer-associated microbiota are associated with higher numbers of methylated genes in colonic mucosa, and identification of metabolites needed by the...Show More
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1:16:24 | Dec 5th, 2019

The Microbial Comrades present the oldest osteosynthesis in history, and how a small molecule produced by stressed bacteria is a warning signal that repels healthy populations to promote their surviva...Show More

58:18 | Nov 14th, 2019

The TWiM team reveals how ribosome modification resuscitates bacterial persister cells, and explain how a phage tail fiber protein exploits rotation of flagella to move towards the

1:22:50 | Oct 31st, 2019

At Georgia Tech, members and trainees of the Center for Microbial Dynamics and Infection discuss the identification of pathogen essential genes during coinfections, and how coral management can improv...Show More
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