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This Week in Microbiology
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.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 605 ratings
Amazing. 10/10.
I’m a high schooler who hasn’t really had the chance to make any microbiology classes, but this makes me want to go into the field. Comprehensive enough that you don’t have to be a microbiologist or have some fancy degree to understand what they’re talking about, but they don’t dumb it down which...Read full review »
EvelynDevelyn via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/13/22
Journal club reimagined
I always think that if this had been what journal club was like, it would have been a lot more fun. Just talking through good papers and good science (without picking apart every figure) and having some laughs. Good times!
ebkp via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/09/21
Gooooood stuf!
Make sure you checkout TWIV too! They got YouTube videos and a lot of resources on their website.
Static66666 via Apple Podcasts · Sweden · 12/18/20
Recent Episodes
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Published 08/09/22
TWiM reviews discovery of a bacterium that is visible to the naked eye, and reversible resistance to bacteriophage by shedding of the bacterial cell wall. Become a patron of TWiM. Links for this episode A bacterium that is not a microbe (Science) Overwhelming microbial greatness (TWiM 261)...
Published 07/22/22
TWiM discusses citizen science surveillance of drug-resistant Aspergillus in garden soil, and the mechanism of action of a copper dependent antibiotic. Become a patron of TWiM. Links for this episode Fanny Hesse (Microbial Menagerie) Citizen science surveillance of Aspergillus (App Envir...
Published 07/08/22
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