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microTalk - infectious conversations about microbes

Dec 21, 2017

Ron Nirenberg is the mayor of San Antonio, the seventh largest city in the U.S. San Antonio is one of the fastest growing cities, and bioscience is a major driver of the economy.

Mayor Nirenberg talks about the importance of bioscience to the economy, and how the universities, military medicine, and private entities in...


Dec 8, 2017

BlehertDr. David Blehert is the Branch Chief of the Wildlife Disease Diagnostic Laboratories with the U.S. Geological Survey, and a world expert on White Nose Syndrome (WNS). 

WNS is a fungal disease that is decimating American bat populations.  The fungus, Pseudogymnoascus destructans, infects hibernating bats and disrupts...