- Two MCB Faculty Selected as Fulbright ScholarsDr. Carolyn Teschke was recently selected as a Fulbright Scholar, and plans to visit the University of York during the coming academic year. She joins our other Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Michael Lynes, who was re-selected for the current year after the pandemic prevented his going to the University of Bergen last year.Posted on April 13, 2021
- Two MCB Students Named Goldwater ScholarsThe Goldwater Scholarship is considered the nation’s premier scholarship for undergraduates studying math, natural sciences, and engineering. The students are: Katherine Lee ‘22 (CLAS) of Monroe, and Seema Patel ’22 (CLAS) of North Haven. The UConn winners are among just 410 students selected nationally for the award. See story in UConn TodayPosted on April 12, 2021
- Professor Dan Gage Among UConn Researchers Involved in Study to use Mussels in the Filtration of MicroplasticsProfessor Dan Gage among UConn researchers involved in a study to use mussels in the filtration of microplastics funded by a $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation's Emerging Frontiers in Research and Innovation (EFRI). They will study the use of mussels (part of the bivalve family), combined with microplastic-degrading bacteria, in the filtration […]Posted on March 15, 2021
- Collaboration Between Researchers at UConn, CCMC, and Shoreline Biome Yields Promising Findings about Bacterial Infection in Premature Infants in the NICU.UConn Researchers Collaborate with TIP Company Shoreline Biome to Study Microbiome in NICU March 2, 2021 | Anna Zarra Aldrich '20 (CLAS), Office of the Vice President for Research Bacteria tend to get a bad rap. But oftentimes it’s one bad apple that ruins the reputation of the bunch. For example, E. coli, commonly known as bacteria that […]Posted on March 2, 2021
- 2021 MCB Grad Recruitment a Virtual Success!MCB hosted over 30 grad recruits on Friday, February 5th. The first all-virtual recruitment event was a success and included virtual lab tours, grad student turbo talks, interviews, poster sessions, research seminars and a social gathering to close the day's events. See images!Posted on February 18, 2021
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North American fireflies host low bacterial diversity
High-Resolution Differentiation of Enteric Bacteria in Premature Infant Fecal Microbiomes Using a Novel rRNA Amplicon.
Systematic Detection of Large-Scale Multi-Gene Horizontal Transfer in Prokaryotes.
Mol. Biol. Evol
Closed Genome Sequence of Aeromonas veronii Strain Hm21, an Isolate from the Medicinal Leech Hirudo verbana.
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Effect of Gut Microbiota and PNPLA3 rs738409 Variant on Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD) in Obese Youth.
J. Clin Endocrinol Metabol.
Comparative and Evolutionary Genomics of Isolates Provide Insight into the Pathoadaptation of Aeromonas.
Gut Microbiota-Derived Short-Chain Fatty Acids Promote Post-Stroke Recovery in Aged Mice.
Optogenetics in Sinorhizobium melilotienables spatial control of exopolysaccharide production and biofilm structure.
Draft Genome Sequences of Dysgonomonas sp. Strains BGC7and HGC4, Isolated from the Hindgut of a Lower Termite
Development and application of aerobic, chemically defined media for Dysgonomonas
Validation of a PNA clamping method for Reducing host DNA amplification and increasing eukaryotic diversity in rhizosphere microbiome studies.
Single-cell amplicon sequencing reveals community structures and transmission trends of protist-associated bacteria in a termite host
Antimicrobial Peptides and Copper(II) Ions: Novel Therapeutic Opportunities
Probing Interdomain Linkers and Protein Supertertiary Structure In Vitro and in Live Cells with Fluorescent Protein Resonance Energy Transfer
J Molec Bio
Pseudonocardia symbionts of fungus-growing ants and the evolution of defensive secondary metabolism Front.
Reduction of elevated proton leak rejuvenates mitochondria in the aged cardiomyocyte.
An apparatus for rapid and nondestructive comparasin of masks and respirators
Rev. Sci. Instrum.