Category: Biotechnology

Rumen microbial genomics resource

Robert (Bob) E. Hungate developed methods (the ‘Hungate technique’) to culture anaerobic bacteria and archaea. These methods are still used in many labs worldwide. Special Collections, University of California Library, Davis The Hungate1000 project,...

Is yellow fever back in Brazil?

The answer to this question is, Not exactly. Yellow fever never left Brazil. I earlier wrote that Oswaldo Cruz eradicated yellow fever in Brazil in the 19th century. In fact the extraordinary work done...

First Rounders: John Maraganore

The First Rounders podcast with John Maraganore can be found here. If you’d like more background on John, read this profile in Xconomy from 2014. Here’s John being interviewed at BIO after being elected...