Robert “Buddy” Moore, director of the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma, passed away Friday, May 20, after a battle with cancer. He was 68.
Department of Microbiology News
Jeffrey Becker, professor of microbiology, will present, “A Career in Academia: A Privilege Beyond Measure,” at 3:35 p.m. Monday, April 4, in Walters Life Sciences Room M309.
A better understanding of how carbon cycles through the ocean could advance our knowledge of climate change, according to a UT researcher.
Two professors—one who researches ways to clean up the environment and another who studies how microbial communities interact to shape the planet—have been elected fellows of the American Academy of Microbiology.
Two UT researchers have developed a method that could help clinicians and scientists better predict which mutations in people’s genes could cause a disease and which would remain dormant.
International media outlets feature UT malaria study.
Microorganisms in the gut could play a role in reducing the severity of malaria, according to a new study co-authored by UT researchers.
Viruses infect more than humans or plants. For microorganisms in the oceans—including those that capture half of the carbon taken out of the atmosphere every day—viruses are a major threat. But a paper published Monday in the journal Nature Microbiology shows that there’s much less certainty about the size of these viral populations than scientists had long believed.
New Scientist featured Jill Mikucki, a microbiology assistant professor, in this story examining a hidden land of lakes, rivers, volcanoes, and life that is changing our image of Antarctica.
Yahoo! Finance highlighted Steven Wilhelm and his award from the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation to develop methods that could help scientists understand and stop massive algal blooms that destroy marine habitat along the US Eastern Seaboard.