microbiology

July 8, 2020

UW microbiologists discovered a bacterial toxin that, when engineered, is a key part of a gene editor that can make single-base changes in human mitochondria.

July 20, 2020

A single dose induced antibodies in young and old animal models. The vaccine's design has advantages of safety, cost, scalability, and storage.

February 11, 2020

Altering the gut microbiome might become a therapy for improving growth during infancy in cystic fibrosis patients

October 30, 2019

Large, mobile gene clusters protect against a type of toxic attack by rival bacteria.

July 23, 2019

Even without symptoms or antibiotic use, these virulent and multi-drug resistant strains are carried in the gut for long time.

June 20, 2019

National Taiwan University releases Performance Ranking for Scientific Papers for World Universities; UW ranks second in microbiology, fourth in immunology.

November 15, 2018

Findings point to possibility of new 'anti-evolution drugs' to keep hard-to-treat pathogens from arising.

October 18, 2018

Toxin Tre1 attacks competing bacteria by a mechanism similar to the way pertussis, cholera and diphtheria toxins target people.

September 26, 2018

In studies in humans and mice, bacteria confuse the metal gallium for a nutrient, and it works as a Trojan horse to destroy them.

January 16, 2018

Some nitrogen-fixing microorganisms contain an enzyme for the simultaneous production of ammonia and methane.

Pages

Subscribe to microbiology