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Microbiology and immunology

Outside the Lab Microbiology and immunology

Tracking the Zika Virus

What do we know so far?

Subspecialties Microscopy and imaging

Breaking the Mold

| Michael Schubert

Diagnostic imaging may detect fungal lung infections faster and more accurately.

Diagnostics Microbiology and immunology

Diversity’s Double-Edged Sword

| Michael Schubert

H. pylori's attachment protein contains a disulfide group that may be its downfall.

Diagnostics Microbiology and immunology

Pandemic Protein

| Michael Schubert

The stability of a virus' hemagglutinin protein affects its potential to cause pandemics.

Diagnostics Microbiology and immunology

Memory Modifications

| Michael Schubert

Epigenetic changes to memory T cell chromatin let them respond rapidly to re-infection.

Diagnostics Microbiology and immunology

Rooting out Resistance

| Roisin McGuigan

New software for analyzing genetic data could bring simple antibiotic resistance information to your tablet or laptop

Diagnostics Microbiology and immunology

Predictive Protein

Citrullinated tenascin-C may offer the ability to detect incipient rheumatoid arthritis in a subset of patients as much as 16 years before the onset of disease

Inside the Lab Microbiology and immunology

Under the Sea

| Roisin McGuigan

Shortages of Gelidium are affecting the global supply of agar, driving up prices and causing decreased availability

Subspecialties Oncology

Breaching Cancer’s Defenses

| Ingunn Stromnes

A new immunotherapy approach shows that engineered T cells are able to penetrate into pancreatic tumors and directly attack the cancer

Diagnostics Oncology

New Ab-ilities in Imaging

| Michael Schubert

Pancreatic cancer is a challenge to stage because there’s no good molecular imaging method – but three new antibody conjugates may change that

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