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July 22, 2020
Researchers identify a protein responsible for bacteria’s beneficial behavior


By: Emily Caldwell

Scientists have discovered that one of the good bacteria found in the human gut…

July 10, 2020

Successful partnership with Ford to decontaminate cars during COVID-19 pandemic: a project led by our own Jesse Kwiek and Jeff Jahnes. The full story here.

June 25, 2020

Igor Jouline, the Rod Sharp Professor of Microbiology, was appointed interim chair of the Department of Microbiology, effective July 1 through June 30, 2021. Jouline has held his endowed…

June 16, 2020

After 19 years at the OSU Department of Microbiology, 7 of which he led the Department as its Chair, Mike Ibba will take up an extraordinary opportunity to influence science at the next level in…