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Social Media and Microbiology Education

Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University Medical Center , New York, New York , United States of America Social media consists of Internet technologies that allow users to create and share ... video podcast allows inclusion of visual material that Box 1. Selected Microbiology Blogs and Podcasts N Mystery Rays from Outer SpaceMeddling with things mankind is not meant to understand (http

Meshing Medicine With Microbiology

, investigate diverse career paths and hone research skills,” Blaser says. At the Iowa Regent Universities Fifth Annual Research in the Capitol, Blaser, a junior in microbiology, was chosen as the student ... , thus protecting the heart,” Blaser says. “It’s a potential therapy for cocaine overdose.” As president of the Microbiology Club, she helped organize a field day last fall for 60 high school students to

Organizational Behavior: Forgotten Variable in Safe Food

The war on foodborne illness in hotels and restaurants is based on microbiology and critical control points. The author argues that cooks, managers, instructors, researchers, and regulators need to ... drawn. The major argument in this article is that &ary and hospitality management instructors, hotel and restaurant managers, and government regulators need to start looking beyond the microbiology of

Relationships: Food Safety and Organizational Behavior

. Results indicate that restaurant managers must realize that the practice of food safety involves more than microbiology and HACCF! ... argument is that while current efforts a t stopping the spread of foodborne illness in restaurants is important, necessary, and effective, they are limited in scope. These efforts, based on the microbiology

Dr. Beran Retires From ISU After 25 Years

After 25 years of invaluable teaching, Dr. George W. Beran, Distinguished Professor of Veterinary Preventive Medicine, Department of Microbiology, Immunology, and Preventive Medicine, retired from ... family were assigned to the Philippines through the Presbyterian Church where he worked at Silliman University for 13 years as a pro­ fessor of microbiology and as the Director of the Negros Oriental

Yeast Biofilm as a Bridge Between Medical and Environmental Microbiology Across Different Detection Techniques

Medical and environmental microbiology have two distinct, although very short, histories stemming, the first from the pioneering works of Sommelweiss, Pasteur, Lister and Koch, the second mainly from ... , Lister and Koch, the second mainly from the studies of Bejerink and Winogradsky. These two branches of microbiology evolved and specialized separately producing distinct communities and evolving rather

SAVMA Symposium Academic Competitions

Fifteen schools had students competing in six different academic competitions during the SAVMA Symposium. Events held on Friday, March 9, 2001 included anatomylhistology, microbiology/parasitology ... . They took first place. Meanwhile, a microbiology/parasitology competition was held for the second year students. The Ohio State University team had an eye for all things small as they were awarded first

Methods for detecting Gemmata spp. bacteremia in the microbiology laboratory

(rRNA) routinely used in microbiology laboratory [ 11 ]. This so-called “universal” bacterial gene does have sequence variations among several bacteria genera, and the “universal” primers thought to ... microbiology to detect Gemmata spp. bacteremia and further assess its epidemiology. Main text Mock‑infected blood samples preparation G. obscuriglobus (DSM 5831T) and G. massiliana (DSM 26013T) purchased from

Transmissibility and Infection Control Implications of Burkolderia cepacia in Cystic Fibrosis

OBJECTIVE: To describe the microbiology and potential virulence factors of Burkholderia cepacia; to discuss the studies that have investigated its mode of transmission among cystic fibrosis patients ... transmissibility, and the bibliography of selected papers. DATA EXTRACTION: Selected studies examining epidemiology, microbiology, virulence factors and mode of transmission of B cepacia in cystic fibrosis. DATA

Dr. Prem S. Paul: Associate Dean of Research and Graduate Studies

University of Minnesota to obtain a Ph.D. in Veterinary Microbiology in 1975, and later in 1977 became board certified as a Veterinary Microbiologist.

Section Abstracts: Biology with Microbiology and Molecular Biology

Abstracts of the Biology with Microbiology and Molecular Biology Section for the 90th Annual Meeting of the Virginia Academy of Science, May 23-25, 2015, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Virginia. ... VIRGINIA JOURNAL OF SCIENCE Biology with Microbiology and Molecular Biology 0 CONTRIBUTIONS OF CELL DIVISION AND CELL DEATH TO GROWTH AND METAMORPHOSIS OF PHARYNGEAL ARCH CARTILAGES IN THE FROG

Dr. Davis Puts a New Spin on Public Health Education at ISU

Dr. Davis joined the ISU CVM staff in July, 1998. He is a professor of public health in the Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Preventive Medicine. He is in charge of teaching the sophomore

New Developmental Research Director for Pfizer Agricultural Division Named

Dr. Daniel O. Farrington (PhD, veterinary microbiology, lSU '74) has been named director of developmental research for the Pfizer Agricultural Division. He will be headquartered at the firm's

Editorship for Medical Microbiology and Immunology: the baton has been passed on

, Germany Medical Microbiology and Immunology covers all aspects of the interrelationship between infectious agents and their hosts [1]. Among the major topics covered are microbial and viral pathogenesis ... and the immunological host response to infections. The journal also publishes information from other fields of microbiology, including mycology and parasitology. (

Teaching resources in speleology and karst: a valuable educational tool

lectures, in a presentation format, on several topics including geology, physics, chemistry, hydrogeology, mineralogy, palaeontology, biology, microbiology, history, archaeology, artificial caves ... (Parise et al., 2008, 2009; Parise & Gunn, 2007) , geomorphology (De Waele et al., 2009) , mineralogy (Hill & Forti, 1997), biology (Culver & Pipan, 2009) , microbiology (Barton, 2006; Cuezva et al

The Use of Antiviral Drugs for Influenza: Recommended Guidelines for Practitioners

guidelines as new information emerges. The recommendations that follow represent the results of a joint effort supported by the Canadian Paediatric Society and the Association of Medical Microbiology and ... Canadian Paediatric Society 0 the Association of Medical Microbiology 0 Infectious Disease Canada 0 0 UD Allen, FY Aoki, HG Stiver, for the Canadian Paediatric Society and the Association of Medical

Comparison of two commercial carbapenemase gene confirmatory assays in multiresistant Enterobacteriaceae and Acinetobacter baumannii-complex

clinical microbiology laboratories not only to reduce the risk of transmissions but also for optimising antibiotic therapy in the future. We compared diagnostic reliability of two commercially available ... -resistant Gram-negative bacilli (MDR-GNB) producing carbapenemases are increasing at an alarming speed. Rapid confirmation of carbapenemase type will be an important diagnostic step in clinical microbiology

Antimicrobial Properties and Phytochemical Constituents of Rheo discolor Hance.

from Department of Microbiology, RVS Hospital, Sulur, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu, using agar disc diffusion method. The results of our antibacterial assay revealed that the extract showed good inhibitory ... aeruginosa, Klebsiella pneumonia, Serratia sp., Proteus vulgaris . All the strains were procured from Department of Microbiology, RVS Hospital, Coimbatore, Tamilnadu. Phytochemical screening Phytochemcial

Internal quality assurance in diagnostic microbiology: A simple approach for insightful data

Given the importance of microbiology results on patient care, high quality standards are expected. Internal quality assurance (IQA) could mitigate the limitations of internal quality control ... longitudinal insight, including pre- and post-analytical steps. Here, we implemented an IQA program in our clinical microbiology facilities with blind resubmission of routine samples during 22 months. One