Modern Tools and Techniques to Understand Microbes

Foreword Microbiology is one of the leading branches of modern biology and is interdisciplinary in scope as it interfaces with various basic and applied disciplines of science,

The Language of Microbial Culture: Explaining Prebiotics, Probiotics, Synbiotics and Postbiotics

It’s no secret that it’s one of my favorite subjects—the burgeoning field of human gastrointestinal microbiology. I know…it’s easy to get caught up in the comparative excitement of it all.

To see the unseen: ‘Microbiomes’ show explores the common ground between arts, science

At first glance, it may appear that scientists and artists look at the world in different ways, but look again: Careful observation is at the heart of both callings. “Microbiomes: To See the Unseen,” the latest collaboration between the arts and sciences at The Arts Center in Corvallis, takes that observation to a microscopic level:

Bill Gates and Ed Yong Talk About Microbes

Of Microbes and Men You Should Appreciate Germs By Bill Gates Find Out More: gatesnotes

Sampling Strategies for Three-Dimensional Spatial Community Structures in IBD Microbiota Research

Identifying intestinal microbiota is arguably an important task that is performed to determine the pathogenesis of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD); thus, it is crucial to collect and analyze intestinally-associated microbiota.

VIDEO: The World Of Microbes With Dr. B. Brett Finlay

In this brief video, Dr. B. Brett Finlay describes the fascinating world of microbes, and tells the story of his discovery of the E-Coli 0157 vaccine:

VIDEO: What If You Had A Second Brain?

AsapScience, stylized as AsapSCIENCE, is a YouTube channel created by Canadian youtubers Mitchell Moffit and Gregory Brown. The channel produces weekly videos that touch on many different topics of science. Check Out Here: AsapSCIENCE

Home-Made Cost Effective Preservation Buffer Is a Better Alternative to Commercial Preservation Methods for Microbiome Research

The investigation of wildlife gastrointestinal microbiomes by next-generation sequencing approaches is a growing field in microbial ecology and conservation.

Free Webinar: Precision Medicine – Learning Lessons From the Microbiome

Summary The influence of gut microbiota on human health has been well documented, particularly in the case of metabolic disorders, such as type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

VIDEO: Native squid and its bacterium may help human and environmental health

The humble Hawaiian bobtail squid is helping to build the University of Hawaiʻi’s capacity in the hot field of microbiome research.

VIDEO: Precision Medicine: Learning Lessons From the Microbiome

Summary The influence of gut microbiota on human health has been well documented, particularly in the case of metabolic disorders, such as type 1 and type 2 diabetes.

ILAR Roundtable workshop on Animal Models for Microbiome Research

Video recordings and presentations from the ILAR Roundtable workshop on Animal Models for Microbiome Research held on December 19-20, 2016: See more at: ILAR Roundtable

ClostraBio Tackles Food Allergies

Diet, the Gut Microbiome, and Autism/Cell, June 16, 2016 (Vol. 165, Issue 7)

Are autism-related social behaviors in offspring related to mom’s diet? Mauro Costa-Mattioli and his colleagues of Baylor College of Medicine explain a potential link through the gut microbiome in this video.

Rob Knight – The Current Toolkit for Studying Microbiome/Built Environment Interfaces

Rob Knight, University of California San Diego, presents on the wide variety of tools and applications available to study and quantify microbiome/built environment interfaces and interactions.

Microbiome: Gut Bugs and You | Warren Peters | TEDxLaSierraUniversity

Can gut bugs change the world? Join Warren Peters on a journey into understanding your microbiome and the new discoveries changing the way we understand diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer’s disease, autism, and our everyday health and wellness. Watch more at: YouTube

Calypso: a user-friendly web-server for mining and visualizing microbiome-environment interactions

Abstract Calypso is an easy-to-use online software suite that allows non-expert users to mine, interpret and compare taxonomic information from metagenomic or 16S rDNA datasets.

Microbiome Sites

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Probiotics Help Save the Spine

Sounds of Science Podcast: A new study from investigators at The Ohio State University

Gut Microbiota Regulate Motor Deficits and Neuroinflammation in a Model of Parkinson’s Disease

For a detailed look at the state of the microbiome and its role in precision medicine, The Scientist is bringing together a panel of experts to share their research and discuss the next steps. FREE Webinar

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