Molecular Virology and Microbiology News
Hotez, Zoghbi join American Academy of Arts and Sciences Apr 18, 2018 Dr. Peter J. Hotez, and Dr. Huda Y. Zoghbi have been elected as the newest members of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the nation’s most prestigious honorary titles.
T cell responses against elephant herpesvirus identified Mar 12, 2018 Researchers at Baylor College of Medicine have been able to identify T cell immune responses directed against elephant endotheliotropic herpesvirus.
There’s still time to get your flu shot Jan 26, 2018 This year’s flu season was predicted to be severe, and so far those predictions have been accurate. However, it’s not too late to be vaccinated against the virus.
Researchers gain insight into how the intestine repairs itself Jan 24, 2018 Researchers have gained new insights into how the small intestine, one of the fastest renewing tissues in the human body, repairs itself after injury caused by intestinal rotavirus infection.
Dietary sugar linked to bacterial epidemics Jan 3, 2018 The increasing frequency and severity of healthcare-associated outbreaks caused by bacterium Clostridium difficile have been linked to the widely used food additive trehalose.
‘Tis the season for respiratory virus Dec 19, 2017 Dr. Pedro A. Piedra breaks down the dangers of respiratory syncytial virus, a virus commonly occurring in fall and winter.
Dr. Zechiedrich named National Academy of Inventors Fellow Dec 15, 2017 Dr. Lynn Zechiedrich was named a Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors, a status bestowed to academic inventors who demonstrate a spirit of innovation in creating or facilitating inventions that make a tangible impact.
Researcher receives CDC award to fight antibiotic resistance Oct 23, 2017 Dr. Jennifer Auchtung has received an award from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention for innovative research to combat antibiotic resistance.
Dr. Buck Samuel receives NIH New Innovator Award Oct 5, 2017 Dr. Buck Samuel, assistant professor in the Alkek Center for Metagenomics and Microbiome Research at Baylor College of Medicine, is a recipient of the New Innovator Award from the National Institutes of Health.
Study shows accurately transcribing DNA overrides DNA repair Oct 4, 2017 A groundbreaking and surprising discovery finds that in the model organism E. coli, the fidelity of transcribing DNA comes at the expense of DNA repair.