This structure will further explain how the virus infects human cells and how progeny viruses are assembled, and it may be a point of attack to disarm the virus.
Daniel A. Portnoy, Ph.D., one of the world’s foremost experts on Listeria monocytogenes, will speak at the 2017 Susan Roberts Dubay Endowed Lecture on Nov. 7. 
Ellen Rothenberg, Ph.D., professor of biology at the California Insitute of Technology, will be the keynote speaker at the inaugural David E. Wells Memorial Symposium, hosted by the Department of Microbiology.
Researchers have discovered the mechanism of this control, with implications for developmental biology, the immune response and cancer dysregulation.
The inhibitor blocks Streptococcus mutans from sticking on the tooth surface. About 2.3 billion people worldwide have tooth decay in their permanent teeth, primarily caused by this bacteria.
Louis Justement, Ph.D., professor of Microbiology, has been elected as the vice president of science policy at the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology.
This is the first demonstration of donor microbes persisting in the recipient following fecal transplant, a finding made possible by a novel method to “fingerprint” individual strains of bacteria.
These scientifically diverse researchers deliver lectures at American Society for Microbiology Branch meetings throughout the United States.
UAB assays enabled the first genomewide association study of IgA1 O-glycosylation aberrancy in IgA nephropathy, a disease that frequently causes kidney failure.
Two new undergraduate programs — genetics and genomic sciences and immunology — are interdepartmental majors in the College of Arts and Sciences and School of Medicine.
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