Microbial Minutes: Phage Defense and Bioengineered Drugs Edition

Dec. 19, 2019

What's hot in the microbial sciences? ASM summarizes microbiology news and reports in Microbial Minutes, a weekly news roundup. Watch the YouTube session for summaries and major findings, and read the reports and news coverage for yourself below. What should we highlight next time? Leave a suggestion in our comments section!

Huffman MA et al. Design of an in vitro Biocatalytic Cascade for the Manufacture of Islatravir.
December 6 2019. Science.

Mendoza SD et al. A Bacteriophage Nucleus-like Compartment Shields DNA from CRISPR Nucleases. Nature. December 9 2019.
 

Author: Julie Wolf

Julie Wolf
Dr. Julie Wolf is in science communications at Indie Bio, and was a former ASM employee. Follow Julie on Twitter for more ASM and microbiology highlights at @JulieMarieWolf.