Analysis by NIMBioS researchers suggests that the majority of bacteria in mice subjects are actively replicating, challenging a widely held notion about a fatal animal disease.
Department of Microbiology News
Dwayne Savage, who served as professor and head of the Department of Microbiology, passed away May 17. He was 81.
Robert “Buddy” Moore, director of the UT Space Institute in Tullahoma, passed away Friday, May 20, after a battle with cancer. He was 68.
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.