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microTalk - infectious conversations about microbes

Mar 27, 2018

Dr. Mary Ann Jabra-Rizk is an Associate Professor at the University of Maryland, where she studies the fungus Candida albicans and its interactions with the bacterium Staphylococcus aureus.

C. albicans is a normal commensal fungus and S. aureus is also a common human commensal, but both are also opportunistic...


Mar 12, 2018

Dr. Steven Norris is a Professor at the University of Texas Health Houston, where he studies Borrelia burgdorferi, the bacterium that causes Lyme disease.

Lyme disease is the most common vector-borne disease in the U.S. and it can lead to lifelong debilitating conditions, including arthritis and neurological symptoms....