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Biofilm formation.

Several IU microbiologists study bacterial multicellular behavior, such as biofilm formation.

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Current News

  • Mary Ann Tellas, Director of the Jim Holland summer STEM programs organized through IU Biology for underrepresented high school students, was honored with the 2017 Indiana University Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Building Bridges Community Award during a ceremony on January 16 on the Bloomington campus.
  • Current and former members of Pranav Danthi's laboratory published an article in the Journal of Virology describing a signaling cascade by which virus infection of host cells results in cell death. [ abstract ]
  • Tanya Cheeke (Phillips/Bever lab postdoc) along with Eddie Brzostek (former Phillips lab postdoc), Anna Rosling (Phillips/Bever lab visiting scholar ), Associate Professor Rich Phillips, and Professor Jim Bever published an article in New Phytologist on how the mycorrhizal association of different tree species in temperate forests alters carbon and nutrient cycling by selecting for microbial groups with distinct enzyme function. [ abstract ]
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