Microbial Minutes: The Bat Gut Microbiome and Probiotic Bacteremia Edition

Nov. 14, 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!
Lutz HL et al. Ecology and Host Identity Outweigh Evolutionary History in Shaping the Bat Microbiome. mSystems. November 12 2019.

Yelin I et al. Genomic and Epidemiological Evidence of Bacterial Transmission from Probiotic Capsule to Blood in ICU Patients. Nature Medicine. November 7 2019.

Author: Julie Wolf

Julie Wolf
Dr. Julie Wolf is a Science Communications Specialist for ASM and host of the Meet the Microbiologist podcast. She also runs workshops at ASM conferences to help scientists improve their own communication skills. Follow Julie on Twitter for more ASM and microbiology highlights at @JulieMarieWolf.