A fungus causes the disease that has killed more than a million bats.
Posts Tagged ‘Microbiology’
The discovery-to-marketplace trail blazed by Harry Steenbock remains strong today. Here are some CALS-based businesses you should know about.
BS Soil Science, MS Soil Science
Marcin Filutowicz stumbled upon a potentially powerful biotherapy—using amoebas that feast on antibiotic-resistant bacteria to cure such ills as staph infections and diabetic ulcers
A new course in bioenergy gets freshmen involved in real-life research challenges
The melting of Arctic permafrost has vast implications for our global climate. CALS professor James Bockheim is studying cores of the frozen soil to gain a glimpse into their future.
Moms on the Go is a CALS fund that covers some travel and childcare expenses for researchers on the field
Personal experiences remind us of the critical need for new antibiotic research.
When disease-causing microbes find their way in Wisconsin's water supply, Sharon Long uses the tools of microbiology to spot them-and find their source.
A class that's all about the perfect beer.
Newly completed genome may reveal cold viruses' weaknesses.
Extremeophilic microbes have learned how to deal with near-boiling temperatures and other brutal conditions. To microbiologists, that makes them fascinating—and useful.