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Understanding how wildfires affect the microbial ecosphere, from soil communities to the spread of species through bioaerosols, is crucial in the age of climate change.
ASM member Bob Metcalf explains why microbiology is important to ensure safe drinking water, and describes his collaboration with Friends Of The Old in Lower Nyakach, Kenya.
Dr. Elizabeth McCoy's discoveries in antibiotics and industrial fermentation made her a pioneer in microbiology. Her tenure at the University of Wisconsin made her a beloved mentor.