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A video podcast by the American Society for Microbiology that highlights the latest in microbiology, life science and biotechnology news. ASM is composed of over 42,000 scientists and health professionals with the mission to advance the microbial sciences as a vehicle for understanding life processes and to apply and communicate this knowledge for the improvement of health and environmental and economic well-being worldwide. For information about ASM and MicrobeWorld, visit us online at www.microbeworld.org. For questions and/or feedback please email ccondayan@asmusa.org.

MWV 104 - Can We Live in a World Without Microbes?
MWV 104 - Can We Live in a World Without Microbes? 2016/05/20, 15:30
MWV 104 - Can We Live in a World Without Microbes?
MWV 104 - Can We Live in a World Without Microbes?
<p>Written and Produced by Erika Shugart, PhD</p> <p>Narration by Chaseedaw Giles</p> <p>Filmed and Edited by Sam Mandl and Chris Condayan</p> <p>Production Supervisor Katherine Lontok, PhD</p> <p>Additional Video Footage by<br /> NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center</p> <p>Photography and Illustrations from<br /> http://iStockphoto.com<br /> http://wikimedia.org<br /> http://epa.gov<br /> http://cdc.org/phil</p> <p>Royalty Free Music by<br /> "Fearless" by Reaktor Productions<br /> "Easy Does It" by Olive Musique<br /> "Green Fever" by Flash Fluharty<br /> "Where I am From" by Topher Mohr<br /> and Alex Elena<br /> "Back of the Room Hang" by Jingle Punks</p> <p>Additional Photography</p> <p>"Nitrogen Defeciency in Wheat"<br /> by CIMMT on Flickr<br /> Creative Commons<br /> Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported</p> <p>"Material Girl" Madonna Parody</p> <p>Performed by Chaseedaw Giles</p> <p>Music track courtesy of Karaoke Version<br /> and Tency Music<br /> http://www.karaoke-version.com<br /> http://www.tencymusic.com</p><img class="img-responsive" src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/asm/~4/R3tS5zw5oX0" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
MWV 103: A plague of pathogens - TWiM #121 Live at ASM Biodefense
MWV 103: A plague of pathogens - TWiM #121 Live at ASM Biodefense 2016/02/11, 22:17
MWV 103: A plague of pathogens - TWiM #121 Live at ASM Biodefense
MWV 103: A plague of pathogens - TWiM #121 Live at ASM Biodefense
<p>Filmed live at ASM Biodefense 2016 with special guests: <a rel="nofollow" href="https://www.linkedin.com/in/rebekah-kading-63453556" target="_blank">Rebekah Kading</a> and <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.feinberg.northwestern.edu/faculty-profiles/az/profile.html?xid=18254" target="_blank">Wyndham Lathem.</a></p><br><p>From the<a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.asmbiodefense.org/" target="_blank"> ASM Biodefense and Emerging Diseases Research</a> meeting, Vincent Racaniello speaks with Rebekah and Wyndham about their work on Rift Valley Fever virus and other vector-borne pathogens, and the evolution and pathogenesis of Yersinia pestis, the agent of plague.</p><br><h3><strong>Links for this episode </strong></h3><br><ul><br><li><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26038446" target="_blank">Rift Valley fever virus risk</a> (Emerg Micr Inf)</li><br><li><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25211133" target="_blank">Predicting Rift Valley fever virus transmission</a> (PLoS NTD)</li><br><li><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.bioone.org/doi/full/10.2987/8756-971X-28.4.100" target="_blank">Culex in New York City</a> (BioOne)</li><br><li>Early <a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26123398" target="_blank">emergence of Y. pestis</a> (Nature Comm)</li><br><li><a rel="nofollow" href="http://www.cell.com/trends/microbiology/abstract/S0966-842X(15)00273-5?_returnURL=http%3A%2F%2Flinkinghub.elsevier.com%2Fretrieve%2Fpii%2FS0966842X15002735%3Fshowall%3Dtrue" target="_blank">Pneumonic plague</a> (Trends Micro)</li><br></ul><br><p>Music used on TWiM is composed and performed by <a rel="nofollow" href="http://ronaldjenkees.com" target="_blank">Ronald Jenkees</a> and used with permission.</p><br><p style="border: 0px none; outline: 0px none; font-size: 11.8182px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Helvetica,Arial,FreeSans,sans-serif; line-height: 16.8px; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;">Don't miss an episode of MicrobeWorld Video. 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MWV 102 - Missing Microbes with Dr. Martin Blaser
MWV 102 - Missing Microbes with Dr. Martin Blaser 2016/01/29, 16:26
MWV 102 - Missing Microbes with Dr. Martin Blaser
MWV 102 - Missing Microbes with Dr. Martin Blaser
<p>Why are obesity, juvenile diabetes and asthma increasing? Is it something in the environment or in our modern lifestyle? Dr. Martin Blaser thinks that it may be due to changes in our microbiome – the ecosystem of tiny microscopic creatures that live in and on us. Learn about his hypothesis that some of the greatest medical advances in the 20th century – antibiotics, C-sections and antiseptics- may be having unintended consequences. <br /><br />Dr. Martin Blaser has studied the role of bacteria in human disease for over 30 years. He is the director of the Human Microbiome Program at NYU. He founded the Bellevue Literary Review and has been written about in newspapers including The New Yorker, Nature, Science, The New York Times, The Washington Post, and The Wall Street Journal. His more than 100 media appearances include The Today Show, The Daily Show, Fresh Air (NPR) GMA, the BBC, The O'Reilly Factor, and CNN. He lives in New York City.</p><br><p> </p><img class="img-responsive" src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/asm/~4/9wkHRAU__Mg" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
MWV 101: TWiM 115 - Profiling the Poglianos
MWV 101: TWiM 115 - Profiling the Poglianos 2015/11/23, 19:30
MWV 101: TWiM 115 - Profiling the Poglianos
MWV 101: TWiM 115 - Profiling the Poglianos
<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Vincent visits the laboratories of Kit and Joseph Pogliano on the campus of the University of California, San Diego, where he learns about their work on the bacterial cytoskeleton, sporulation, and the effects of antibiotics on bacterial cells.</span></p><br><p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Visit <a rel="nofollow" href="http://microbeworld.org/mwv">microbeworld.org/mwv </a>for complete shownotes including links mentioned in this episode. </span></p><img class="img-responsive" src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/asm/~4/kFcK8FDbI3o" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
MWV 101(aduio only) - Profiling the Poglianos (TWiM 115) 2015/11/23, 19:00
MWV 101(aduio only) - Profiling the Poglianos (TWiM 115)

<p>Vincent take This Week in Microbiology to the University of California, San Diego campus and into the the laboratories of Kit and Joseph Pogliano, where he learns about their work on the bacterial cytoskeleton, sporulation, and the effects of antibiotics on bacterial cells.</p><img class="img-responsive" src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/asm/~4/v1HRdgXmRKM" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>

MWV 100 - Milestones in Blue: TWiM 114 live at the University of Michigan
MWV 100 - Milestones in Blue: TWiM 114 live at the University of Michigan 2015/11/06, 23:10
MWV 100 - Milestones in Blue: TWiM 114 live at the University of Michigan
MWV 100 - Milestones in Blue: TWiM 114 live at the University of Michigan
<p>The This Week in Microbiology team, Vincent, Elio, and Michele meet with Harry Mobley, Mary O’Riordan, and Vince Young at the University of Michigan, during the designation of the Department of Microbiology and Immunology as a Milestones in Microbiology site. They discuss how the laboratory has advanced the science and teaching of microbiology, and discuss faculty work on uropathogenic E. coli, induction of stress by bacterial infection, and the gut microbiome.</p><img class="img-responsive" src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/asm/~4/ouKkuezK1Zk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
MWV 99 - Microbial Monsters
MWV 99 - Microbial Monsters 2015/10/26, 16:48
MWV 99 - Microbial Monsters
MWV 99 - Microbial Monsters
<p>Watch the pilot episode of BioFilms in which we explore some creepy microbes just in time for Halloween. Learn how algae can suffocate a pond of all its life, discover the vampire bacterium known as Vampirococcus who literally sucks the life out its victims, and watch out for those sweet Halloween treats that can leave holes in your teeth!</p><img class="img-responsive" src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/asm/~4/Q5wyUGrtdrs" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
MWV 98 - TWiM #113: Waves of Change
MWV 98 - TWiM #113: Waves of Change 2015/10/23, 23:00
MWV 98 - TWiM #113: Waves of Change
MWV 98 - TWiM #113: Waves of Change
<p>Vincent meets up with Romney and Duncan at the 79th annual meeting of the Southern California branch of the American Society for Microbiology, where they talk about emerging technologies for antimicrobial susceptibility testing, and next generation sequencing and advanced molecular diagnostics.</p><br><p>Visit <a rel="nofollow" href="http://microbeworld.org/twim">microbeworld.org/twim</a> for complete shownotes including links mentioned.</p><img class="img-responsive" src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/asm/~4/iQABcmleTak" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
MWV 97 - TWiV #352 Science Art with Michele Banks
MWV 97 - TWiV #352 Science Art with Michele Banks 2015/08/30, 17:00
MWV 97 - TWiV #352 Science Art with Michele Banks
MWV 97 - TWiV #352 Science Art with Michele Banks
<p>Host: Vincent Racaniello<br />Guest: Michele Banks</p><br><p>Vincent meets up with Michele Banks in Washington, DC to discuss her career as a creator of science-themed art.</p><br><p>Links for this episode:</p><br><p>Michele Banks on Twitter<br />https://twitter.com/artologica</p><br><p>Artologica<br />https://www.etsy.com/people/artologica</p><br><p>Michele's blog<br />http://artologica.blogspot.com</p><br><p>The Finch and the Pea<br />http://thefinchandpea.com</p><br><p>Joseph Cornell<br />https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Joseph_Cornell</p><br><p>Not Exactly Rocket Science (Ed Yong)<br />http://phenomena.nationalgeographic.com/blog/not-exactly-rocket-science/</p><br><p>Tree of Life (Jonathan Eisen)<br />http://phylogenomics.blogspot.com</p><br><p>Home Microbiome Study<br />http://homemicrobiome.com</p><br><p>Kitten Microbiome Project<br />http://www.kittenmicrobiome.org</p><br><p>Science Online<br />http://scienceonline.com</p><br><p>The Vexed Muddler<br />https://www.etsy.com/shop/theVexedMuddler</p><br><p>Luke Jerram<br />http://www.lukejerram.com</p><br><p>A Daily Dish (Klari Reis)<br />http://www.adailydish.com</p><br><p>Neuroscience art (Greg Dunn)<br />http://www.gregadunn.com</p><br><p>Ai Weiwei<br />https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ai_Weiwei</p><br><p>Questions?</p><br><p>Send your virology questions and comments to twiv@twiv.tv</p><img class="img-responsive" src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/asm/~4/US-gqpnYuzc" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>
MWV96 - Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
MWV96 - Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria 2015/06/30, 17:42
MWV96 - Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
MWV96 - Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria
<p>In 2011, the NIH Clinical Center had a cluster of infections of a pathogen that tops the CDC's list of urgent threats: antibiotic-resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae. This bacteria, which can cause bloodstream and other infections, has recently developed resistance to the class of antibiotics known as carbapenems. The outbreak at NIH started with a single infected patient who was discharged weeks before any other cases were detected. This story of antibiotic-resistant infections is becoming more common around the world, and is especially dangerous in hospitals. Dr. Julie Segre, a senior investigator at the National Human Genome Research Institute, discuses how the outbreak was traced using state-of-the-art DNA sequencing.</p><img class="img-responsive" src="http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/asm/~4/jY4SwxWnbhk" height="1" width="1" alt=""/>