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Microtalk series and their flyers

On July 15th, I will be presenting my work at a local Microbiology series in the Texas Medical Center. This series is called "MicroTalks" and organized by the local chapter of the American Society of Microbiology. I am helping to organize this talk series, mainly by doing the poster/flyer accompanying…
July 1, 2019

New spotlight – The Devil is in the Microbial details

I am happy to share my latest writing product, a spotlight for Molecular cell called: "The Devil Is in the Microbial Genetic Details" you can access it here for free for the next few weeks. This short text highlight the work of Zeevi et al., which shows that variations in gene…
June 23, 2019

A review of 2018

While I was enjoying the most hipster Saturday afternoon, in an old gas station refurbished into a coffee shop named Retrospect, I thought the name was appropriate to write a short review of the past year. I thought this would be an interesting writing exercise. 2018 started from the side of a…
January 15, 2019

Microbial Advent Calendar 2k18 – Worm Model

This will be the last Microbial Advent Calendar of the season. Today we will in the most biased way, highlight one of the best host-microbe association models we can currently work with. I am talking about the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans. This is a fascinating system, both by its history and its ease…
December 22, 2018

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…
December 21, 2018