Microbial Minutes: New E. coli, New Human Virus, Ancient Fungus Edition

May 22, 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!

Fredens J. et al. Total Synthesis of Escherichia coli with a recoded genome. Nature. May 15 2019.

Abbas A.A. et al. Redondoviridae, a Family of Small, Circular DNA Viruses of the Human Oro-Respiratory Tract Associated with Periodontitis and Critical Illness. Cell Host & Microbe. May 8 2019.

Loron C. et al. Early Fungi from the Proterozoic Era in Arctic Canada. Nature. May 22 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.