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September 24, 2020
Scientists use CRISPR to edit structural gene in organism that causes leishmaniasis

By: Emily Caldwell

Ohio State News

Scientists are planning for Phase 1 human trials of a…

September 17, 2020

In a recent paper published in Journal of Biological Chemistry, Joe Krzycki and his colleagues describe an alternative pathway for carnitine (a molecule found in red meat) metabolism in the gut…

September 1, 2020

The Ohio State University is one of 14 universities from around the globe that have collectively been awarded $12.5 million from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to launch a new Biology…

August 27, 2020

In a paper published in Science, Bob Tabita and his team report a new enzyme involved in sulfur metabolism. Congratulations to Justin North, Kathryn Byerly, Guanqi Zhao, Sarah J. Young, and…

August 27, 2020

“Snyder & Champness Molecular Genetics of Bacteria, 5th Edition” by Tina Henkin and Joseph Peters has just been published by ASM Press and Wiley. This newly updated edition is the single most…

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…