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Editor's Choice: Derek Sullivan
Candida albicans is a commensal of the human gastrointestinal tract that can cause infections in immunocompromised patients. Mouse infection models have been instrumental in deepening our understanding of candidal pathogenesis. However, researchers have now begun to investigate yeast-host interactions during commensalism. Hoeflinger et al. have developed a piglet model of colonization which offers some advantages over similar mouse models.
Special Issue - Spores
The Spores Thematic Issue is a collection of 4 MiniReviews and 11 Research Letters based on top presentations at the 6th European Spores Conference, held in Egham (UK) on 9–11 April 2014.
Subjects range from fundamental aspects of spore formation and structure to applied subjects like the use of spores for antigen or enzyme display, their probiotic activity and their potential as a delivery system.
Issue editors: Simon Cutting & Ezio Ricca
Despite the obvious importance of viruses in medicine, ecology, and agriculture, the study of viral bioaerosols has remained a vastly underexplored area. Prussin II et al. discuss the importance, challenges, and future of studying community structures of viral bioaerosols through the use of metagenomics.
Pseudomonas, a truly versatile bacterial genus, is the subject of our latest thematic issue. Kendra Rumbaugh gives an excellent overview of the 12 contributions in her editorial “Genomic complexity and plasticity ensure Pseudomonas success”.
Furthermore, check out the latest Pseudomonas publications from all FEMS journals in this Virtual Issue.
Systems and Synthetic Biology