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This Week in Microbiology

By Vincent Racaniello

This Week in Microbiology is a podcast about unseen life on Earth hosted by Vincent Racaniello and friends. Following in the path of his successful shows 'This Week in Virology' (TWiV) and 'This Week in Parasitism' (TWiP), Racaniello and guests produce an informal yet informative conversation about microbes which is accessible to everyone, no matter what their science background.

  1. 1.
    203: A magnetotactic consortium under the sea08/22/2019
    58:18
  2. 2.
    202: This frass doesn’t stink08/08/2019
    1:01:40
  3. 3.
    201: Microbiology papers for first year students07/26/2019
    1:23:56
  4. 4.
    200: In the company of Elio07/12/2019
    1:01:25
  5. 5.
    199: PhD Balance06/28/2019
    1:15:15
  6. 6.
    198: Unexpectedly pathogenic bacteriophages06/01/2019
    1:00:22
  7. 7.
    197: Intercellular microbial trade04/26/2019
    1:10:24
  8. 8.
    196: I hear you03/29/2019
    1:03:37
  1. 9.
    195: Gingipain in the Alzheimer brain03/04/2019
    1:14:31
  2. 10.
    194: Standard imperial procedure02/14/2019
    1:05:26
  3. 11.
    193: Persisters01/31/2019
    1:00:44
  4. 12.
    192: A Qtip for phages01/18/2019
    1:06:21
  5. 13.
    191: By the pulp of their teeth12/21/2018
    1:01:35
  6. 14.
    190: Exosomes in your nose and in your gut12/07/2018
    1:18:50
  7. 15.
    189: Salmonella BonJovi11/16/2018
    1:11:04
  8. 16.
    188: Turducken antibiotics10/31/2018
    1:20:44
  9. 17.
    187: Rounding up the bees10/19/2018
    1:06:28
  10. 18.
    186: Crypto-metamorphosis10/05/2018
    1:13:23
  11. 19.
    185: There’s no moa Moa09/21/2018
    1:08:21
  12. 20.
    184: CRISPR-Cas immune systems09/07/2018
    1:26:08
  13. 21.
    183: Two symbioses08/23/2018
    57:03
  14. 22.
    182: A micro story with macro implications08/09/2018
    1:05:46
  15. 23.
    181: Dr. Warhol’s Periodic Table of Microbes07/26/2018
    58:00
  16. 24.
    180: Microbecentricity with Mark O. Martin07/13/2018
    1:04:23
  17. 25.
    179: Viable but not culturable06/29/2018
    1:16:04
  18. 26.
    178: Corals are sexy with Christina Kellogg06/15/2018
    1:04:47
  19. 27.
    177: Microbial sibling conflict06/01/2018
    54:37
  20. 28.
    176: Elio has lots of colanic acid05/17/2018
    59:47
  21. 29.
    175: Neomycin is antiviral05/02/2018
    1:03:05
  22. 30.
    174: A Gathering Typhoid Storm04/19/2018
    1:02:24
  23. 31.
    173: Gee whiz in style03/30/2018
    58:33
  24. 32.
    172: Unfolding relaxases and soil malacidins03/15/2018
    1:13:31
  25. 33.
    171: If you give a bee a fungus02/22/2018
    1:00:32
  26. 34.
    170: Rats, lice, and nanoparticles02/08/2018
    55:53
  27. 35.
    169: Breatharian Bacteria01/23/2018
    1:02:27
  28. 36.
    TWiM #168: The lesser of two weevils01/05/2018
    1:16:34
  29. 37.
    TWiM #167: I have one word for you: Flink12/22/2017
    52:39
  30. 38.
    TWiM #166: Dark fermentation12/07/2017
    51:12
  31. 39.
    TWiM #165: Pumping Copper11/30/2017
    1:03:18
  32. 40.
    TWiM #164: Indiana Quorum11/16/2017
    59:09
  33. 41.
    TWiM #163: Saliva and sptR/S11/02/2017
    1:06:16
  34. 42.
    TWiM #162: Intracellular bacteria with flagella10/13/2017
    52:41
  35. 43.
    TWiM #161: Eros, a bacterial aphrodisiac09/21/2017
    55:55
  36. 44.
    TWiM #160: On the road to virus09/08/2017
    1:07:03
  37. 45.
    TWiM #159: Immunophage synergy08/31/2017
    1:00:35
  38. 46.
    TWiM #158: The bottom line08/10/2017
    1:05:00
  39. 47.
    TWiM #157: Back to the ancestor07/27/2017
    56:42
  40. 48.
    TWiM #156: Gifted microbes and defensive symbiosis07/13/2017
    57:55
  41. 49.
    TWiM #155: Living in the stomach of a cell06/29/2017
    57:27
  42. 50.
    TWiM #154: Rigor, lotteries, and moonshots06/14/2017
    1:14:21
  43. 51.
    TWiM #153: Covert pathogenesis05/30/2017
    57:34
  44. 52.
    TWiM #152: Wooden steps05/19/2017
    51:08
  45. 53.
    TWiM #151: Bat and moth antimicrobials05/04/2017
    59:48
  46. 54.
    TWiM #150: Microbiology is where it’s at04/20/2017
    1:01:20
  47. 55.
    TWiM #149: You’re going to learn R04/06/2017
    1:02:53
  48. 56.
    TWiM #148: Neanderthal Dentistry03/23/2017
    55:27
  49. 57.
    TWiM #147: The Public Goods Dilemma03/10/2017
    1:06:37
  50. 58.
    TWiM #146: Viral arbitrium02/23/2017
    53:56
  51. 59.
    TWiM Special: Q fever with Robert Heinzen02/16/2017
    1:04:50
  52. 60.
    TWiM #145: Anything but academic02/09/2017
    1:02:43
  53. 61.
    TWiM #144: Did eukaryotes invent anything?01/26/2017
    1:06:03
  54. 62.
    TWiM #143: E-scaffolds and receptor transfer01/12/2017
    1:05:41
  55. 63.
    TWiM #142: A membrane-thickness caliper12/29/2016
    58:36
  56. 64.
    TWiM #141: Nutritional immunity and polymicrobial infections12/15/2016
    1:05:53
  57. 65.
    TWiM 140: Small town, big science12/01/2016
    1:20:12
  58. 66.
    TWiM #139: Frackibacter and sticky fingers11/18/2016
    1:11:26
  59. 67.
    TWiM #138: Learning to love uranium and the A-baum11/03/2016
    1:02:08
  60. 68.
    TWiM #137: The battle for oxygen10/20/2016
    1:08:53
  61. 69.
    TWiM #136: Diderms and then monoderms10/07/2016
    48:42
  62. 70.
    TWiM #135: Unruly individuals and their unruly friends09/23/2016
    1:06:40
  63. 71.
    TWiM #134: Lipids that live forever09/08/2016
    1:04:22
  64. 72.
    TWiM #133: Right under our noses08/20/2016
    1:01:02
  65. 73.
    TWiM #132: Bacteria learn long division08/05/2016
    57:24
  66. 74.
    TWiM 131: Mice behaving badly07/20/2016
    1:22:08
  67. 75.
    TWiM #130: Interkingdom interactions at ASM Microbe06/23/2016
    1:17:27
  68. 76.
    TWiM #129: Dried and wrinkled, smooth and mucoid06/07/2016
    1:10:39
  69. 77.
    TWiM #128: A moonlighting phage protein05/21/2016
    1:17:34
  70. 78.
    TWiM #127: Subway Snowblowers and Men in Black05/05/2016
    54:26
  71. 79.
    TWiM #126: I’m not scared of zebrafish and mice and bears (oh my!)04/22/2016
    1:06:59
  72. 80.
    TWiM #125: A minimal cell operating system04/07/2016
    57:49
  73. 81.
    TWiM #124: Fungal pirates03/24/2016
    1:03:14
  74. 82.
    TWiM #123: A microbial MAGE03/09/2016
    1:15:27
  75. 83.
    TWiM #122: Mayonii, microRNAs and the microbiome02/25/2016
    1:03:32
  76. 84.
    TWiM #121: A plague of pathogens02/11/2016
    57:51
  77. 85.
    TWiM #120: Snakes in trouble02/02/2016
    49:01
  78. 86.
    TWiM #119: Power of one01/16/2016
    1:03:24
  79. 87.
    TWiM #118: Spore-drops keep fallin’ on my head01/01/2016
    1:05:34
  80. 88.
    TWiM #117: Finding the comammox12/17/2015
    1:10:27
  81. 89.
    TWiM #116: Chewates and coconuts12/02/2015
    1:00:57
  82. 90.
    TWiM #115: Profiling the Poglianos11/20/2015
    56:22
  83. 91.
    TWiM #114: Milestones in Blue11/06/2015
    1:10:59
  84. 92.
    TWiM #113: Waves of Change10/22/2015
    53:45
  85. 93.
    TWiM #112: Mushroom pickers and mushroom kickers09/26/2015
    1:00:41
  86. 94.
    TWiM #111: Ancientbiotics and modernbiotics09/10/2015
    59:01
  87. 95.
    TWiM #110: Exploring unseen life with unpronounceable words08/19/2015
    1:11:44
  88. 96.
    TWiM #109: Precision killing08/06/2015
    1:08:51
  89. 97.
    TWiM #108: Vaccine in the time of cholera07/23/2015
    1:12:12
  90. 98.
    TWiM #107: The battle in your bladder07/09/2015
    1:31:05
  91. 99.
    TWiM #106: Lawn mower disease06/24/2015
    1:16:31
  92. 100.
    TWiM #105: Real bugs with legs06/05/2015
    57:53
  93. 101.
    TWiM #104: Feed me polyamines, biofilm05/21/2015
    1:03:48
  94. 102.
    TWiM #103: The battle for iron05/08/2015
    1:05:49
  95. 103.
    TWiM #102: Happiness is the spore-formers in your gut04/24/2015
    57:42
  96. 104.
    TWiM #101: The MRSA in your home04/01/2015
    1:14:43
  97. 105.
    TWiM #100: Omnis cellula e cellula03/18/2015
    50:37
  98. 106.
    TWiM #99: Careers in Biodefense03/04/2015
    1:01:55
  99. 107.
    TWiM #98: Bacteria and eukaryotes get horizontal02/19/2015
    58:36
  100. 108.
    TWiM #97: There’s gold in them hills02/04/2015
    1:14:22
  101. 109.
    TWiM #96: A lean, mean sequencing machine01/21/2015
    54:38
  102. 110.
    TWiM #95: A microbe lover in San Diego01/09/2015
    1:06:21
  103. 111.
    TWiM #94: Nitrochondria12/25/2014
    1:06:49
  104. 112.
    TWiM #93: Worming in on bacteria12/11/2014
    56:29
  105. 113.
    TWiM #92: Flying biofilms11/27/2014
    1:08:05
  106. 114.
    TWiM #91: Rats, viruses, and bacteria11/14/2014
    58:31
  107. 115.
    TWiM #90: Think globally, act locally10/29/2014
    1:02:14
  108. 116.
    TWiM #89: Microbial handoffs10/15/2014
    1:13:13
  109. 117.
    TWiM #88: A century of excellence in microbiology10/01/2014
    50:25
  110. 118.
    TWiM #87: Avogadro, archaeal fossils, and ICAAC09/17/2014
    1:14:13
  111. 119.
    TWiM #86: Blurring the line between organelle and endosymbiont09/03/2014
    1:12:05
  112. 120.
    TWiM #85: Oscillation in the ocean and a Verona integron08/21/2014
    1:17:47
  113. 121.
    TWiM #84: Microbiology Down Under08/11/2014
    1:08:42
  114. 122.
    TWiM #83: Illuminating tuberculosis and cryptococcosis07/24/2014
    1:19:08
  115. 123.
    TWiM #82: Betrayal and compromise07/10/2014
    1:11:47
  116. 124.
    TWiM #81: Cold iron is the master of them all06/28/2014
    1:11:22
  117. 125.
    TWiM #80: Hurling fleas and designer chromosomes06/11/2014
    54:10
  118. 126.
    TWiM #79: A community of microbiologists05/29/2014
    1:11:31
  119. 127.
    TWiM #78: A bacterium grows in Brooklyn05/15/2014
    1:03:56
  120. 128.
    TWiM #77: Zombie plants and no pain, no gain05/01/2014
    1:08:20
  121. 129.
    TWiM #76: Genetic biopixels and a pathogenic sweet tooth04/11/2014
    1:07:28
  122. 130.
    TWiM #75: Pellicles on pickle jars03/27/2014
    1:21:50
  123. 131.
    TWiM #74: It came from the Siberian permafrost03/12/2014
    1:10:13
  124. 132.
    TWiM #73: Eyeing root nodule development02/27/2014
    1:19:37
  125. 133.
    TWiM #72: The benefits of virulence02/13/2014
    1:14:09
  126. 134.
    TWiM #71: Colon cancer’s little shop of horrors01/22/2014
    1:18:37
  127. 135.
    TWiM #70: A paroxysmal cough12/18/2013
    1:13:11
  128. 136.
    TWiM #69: Bacterial DNA in the human genome11/27/2013
    1:09:41
  129. 137.
    TWiM #68: The fungus among us11/14/2013
    1:11:22
  130. 138.
    TWiM #67: Black mushrooms and RNA thermosensors10/30/2013
    1:15:29
  131. 139.
    TWiM #66: The shape of a container10/17/2013
    1:08:57
  132. 140.
    TWiM #65: Leanness is transmissible10/03/2013
    51:10
  133. 141.
    TWiM #64: URI and UTI at ICAAC in Denver09/18/2013
    1:17:59
  134. 142.
    TWiM #63: Superantigens, S. aureus, and the armpit microbiome09/04/2013
    1:26:00
  135. 143.
    TWiM #62: Breaking bad and protein chain mail08/21/2013
    1:19:53
  136. 144.
    TWiM #61: The irony of probiotics08/07/2013
    59:37
  137. 145.
    TWiM #60: Microbial electrochemistry and diversity-generating retroelements07/24/2013
    1:11:28
  138. 146.
    TWiM #59: Are viruses part of our immune system?07/10/2013
    1:24:54
  139. 147.
    TWiM #58: The brain microbiome?06/20/2013
    1:21:32
  140. 148.
    TWiM #57: Updating the human gut microbiome to degrade seaweed06/05/2013
    58:33
  141. 149.
    TWiM #56: Live at ASM in Denver05/24/2013
    1:42:03
  142. 150.
    TWiM #55: In the copper room04/24/2013
    1:24:59
  143. 151.
    TWiM #54: Dueling injectors and the microgenderome04/10/2013
    1:12:35
  144. 152.
    TWiM #53: Live in Manchester03/29/2013
    1:00:37
  145. 153.
    TWiM #52: Clinical microbiology with Ellen Jo Baron03/11/2013
    1:00:26
  146. 154.
    TWiM #51: Cave science with Hazel Barton02/27/2013
    1:18:40
  147. 155.
    TWiM #50: These things aren’t even bacteria!01/30/2013
    1:03:58
  148. 156.
    TWiM #49: Grape-like Clusters01/16/2013
    1:13:42
  149. 157.
    TWiM #48: It’s all about direction01/03/2013
    1:16:17
  150. 158.
    TWiM #47: Resistance on the surface12/19/2012
    1:10:55
  151. 159.
    TWiM #46: Spore!12/05/2012
    1:09:32
  152. 160.
    TWiM #45: Secreted nucleic acids RIG a STING11/21/2012
    1:11:52
  153. 161.
    TWiM #44: Phage interruptus10/24/2012
    1:06:07
  154. 162.
    TWiM #43: Bacterial caveolae and zapping acne with phages10/10/2012
    1:19:45
  155. 163.
    TWiM #42: Staphylococcus, a three-star pathogen09/26/2012
    1:11:41
  156. 164.
    TWiM #41: ICAAC live in San Francisco09/13/2012
    1:43:07
  157. 165.
    TWiM #40: A mecca for microbiology08/29/2012
    1:01:58
  158. 166.
    TWiM #39: What Darwin never knew08/15/2012
    1:15:29
  159. 167.
    TWiM #38: The sound of whooping cough08/02/2012
    1:10:51
  160. 168.
    TWiM #37: Microbial Jekyll and Hyde07/18/2012
    1:17:42
  161. 169.
    TWiM #36: Domesticating a pathogen07/04/2012
    1:20:23
  162. 170.
    TWiM #35: Ohne hauch06/21/2012
    1:09:57
  163. 171.
    TWiM #34: Doing the DISCO with Emiliania06/04/2012
    1:08:49
  164. 172.
    TWiM #33: Tuning the immune organ05/16/2012
    1:08:25
  165. 173.
    TWiM #32: Not the shadow biosphere05/02/2012
    1:06:54
  166. 174.
    TWiM 31: Screen door on a submarine04/18/2012
    1:15:08
  167. 175.
    TWiM #30: Unraveling melioidosis and insulin resistance04/04/2012
    1:10:03
  168. 176.
    TWiM #29: Death and an iron-loaded spike03/21/2012
    1:02:47
  169. 177.
    TWiM #28: Not unorganized bags of enzymes03/07/2012
    1:17:12
  170. 178.
    TWiM #27: An inflamed gut is good for Salmonella02/22/2012
    1:14:30
  171. 179.
    TWiM #26: Suum cuique02/08/2012
    1:15:04
  172. 180.
    TWiM #25: Magnetotactic bacteria and totally drug resistant TB01/25/2012
    1:16:54
  173. 181.
    TWiM #24: This year in microbiology01/11/2012
    1:19:22
  174. 182.
    TWiM #23: Fighting antibiotics with toxic gas and starvation12/28/2011
    1:16:04
  175. 183.
    TWiM #22: Microbiology 91112/14/2011
    1:38:24
  176. 184.
    TWiM #21: Symbiotic margheritas11/30/2011
    1:08:28
  177. 185.
    TWiM #20: Facebook for bacteria11/16/2011
    1:07:50
  178. 186.
    TWiM #19: Your microbiome is what you eat11/02/2011
    59:18
  179. 187.
    TWiM #18: Escherichia coli K-12, an emerging pathogen?10/19/2011
    1:14:04
  180. 188.
    TWiM #17: Debugging endosymbiosis10/05/2011
    1:10:30
  181. 189.
    TWiM #16: ICAAC Live09/22/2011
    1:29:13
  182. 190.
    TWiM #15: Microbial long distance relationships09/07/2011
    58:57
  183. 191.
    TWiM #14: Vomocytosis and microbial transistors08/24/2011
    1:07:47
  184. 192.
    TWiM #13: Probiotics and inflammasomes: Telling good bacteria from the bad08/10/2011
    57:43
  185. 193.
    TWiM #12: Photothermal nanoblades and genome engineering07/27/2011
    1:15:22
  186. 194.
    TWiM #11: Chickens, antibiotics, and asthma07/13/2011
    1:12:39
  187. 195.
    TWiM #10: A symbiotic cloaking device06/29/2011
    1:08:06
  188. 196.
    TWiM #9: Bean sprouts and E. coli O104:H406/15/2011
    1:16:34
  189. 197.
    TWiM # 8: Live in NOLA06/01/2011
    1:26:20
  190. 198.
    TWiM #7: Cycles of life and death, light and dark05/18/2011
    1:04:08
  191. 199.
    TWiM #6: Antibacterial therapy with bacteriophage: Reality or fiction?05/04/2011
    1:22:10
  192. 200.
    TWiM #5: Mercury-methylating Desulfovibrio and antimicrobial nanoparticles04/20/2011
    1:15:50

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