Microbiology & Virology
Featured Articles and Issues
Diversity of Bacteria and Archaea in hypersaline sediment from Death Valley National Park, California
Jong-Shik Kim, Mfundi Makama, Janine Petito, Nyun-Ho Park, Frederick M. Cohan and Robert S. Dungan
Engineering in Life Sciences
Isolation and characterization of a manganese-oxidizing bacterium from a biofiltration system for the treatment of borehole water in KwaZulu-Natal (South Africa).
Lorika S. Beukes, Stefan Schmidt
Aerobic Methanotrophy and Nitrification: Processes and Connections
Lisa Y Stein, Réal Roy, Peter F Dunfield
Kwang Poo Chang
Environmental Microbiology Annual Lecture 2012
The latest Environmental Microbiology lecture was presented by Professor Sang Yup Lee, Distinguished Professor and Dean of the College of Life Science and Bioengineering at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology).
Professor Lee presented on Systems metabolic engineering for a green chemical industry on the 8 October at the Royal Society of Medicine.
News and Updates
CSHA Bacterial Infection and Host Defense will be held at the Suzhou Dushu Lake Conference Center in Suzhou, China (November 18-22, 2013). Major topics during this conference include: bacterial effectors and host defense signaling, genetic regulation of bacterial virulence, trafficking of intracellular bacterial pathogens, structural biology of bacteria-host interaction, pore forming toxins and large exotoxins, autophagy in host defense against infection, inflammasome in host defense against infection, and emerging concepts in virulence mechanism and cytosolic innate immunity.
For more information, visit the website by clicking the following link: CSHA Bacterial Infection and Host Defense.
Textbook of Influenza, 2nd Edition, by Robert G. Webster, Arnold S. Monto, Thomas J. Braciale and Robert A. Lamb, is a comprehensive resource covering all aspects of influenza, presenting a complete historical and clinical background, describing all aspects of its development, from the genetic and molecular biology of the virus through to clinical aspects of the disease and the latest drug developments and treatments.