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Batch of Flyers

I realised that I never really shared any of the flyer I made for the TMC Chapter of the Amercian Society of Microbiology. So here is the latest batch, click on one picture to make it bigger.  
Adrien
November 19, 2019
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Microbial Advent Calendar 2k18 – House Arrest

Twentieth Microbial Advent Calendar! Can you believe it? Today we have a look at another insect-bacteria symbiosis: the rice weevil. We saw this month that insect often establish symbiosis with bacteria. Symbiotic bacteria can play important roles in the life of insects affecting their reproduction, complementing their diet, increasing their resistance…
Adrien
December 21, 2018
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Microbial Advent Calendar 2k18 – Blood feast

We continue the Microbial Advent Calendar with Leeches, and of course, they have bacteria to help them digest blood! Before continuing any further we have to take a mandatory Wes Anderson's Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou stop. Please enjoy the gif on your right. Now we can proceed. Like many…
Adrien
December 18, 2018
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Microbial Advent Calendar 2k18 – Bone eater!

In the depth of the ocean, you chew on what you can! We examine the curious case of the Osedax worm for the 11th day of the Microbial Advent Calendar! Many marine worms have established symbioses with some type of bacteria, the most common association is between worms and sulfur-oxidizing bacteria.…
Adrien
December 13, 2018
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Microbial Advent Calendar 2k18 – Mysterious Helper

Daphnia are the center of our 11th day of Microbial Advent Calendar! Those tiny crustaceans are commonly found as inhabitants of ponds and lakes throughout the world. This zooplankton is a key primary consumer in freshwater ecosystems. A recent set of studies highlighted the fact that when you sterilize Daphnia embryos the emerging…
Adrien
December 12, 2018