JANUARY & FEBRUARY 2017
Week 05 (29 - 04)
An example of the images of viruses obtainable with cryo-CLEM. These images show pseudotyped HIV-1 particles being taken into the cell, with viral membrane as light blue, mature core as yellow, and clathrin cages as purple.
Image Credit: Hampton et al Nat. Protocols (2016).
Week 04 (22 - 28)
For the past 70 years, scientists have agreed unanimously that Streptomyces, the bacteria that gives dirt its earthy smell and is found in many antibiotics, grow like plants in a stationary manner.
Week 03 (15 - 21)
Purdue researchers have determined the high-resolution structure of the immature Zika virus. This composite image of the surface (left), and cross-sectional region (right), reflect the new findings. Research into a virus's structure provides insights important to the development of effective antiviral treatments and vaccines.
Image credit: Purdue University image courtesy of Kuhn and Rossmann research groups.
Week 02 (08 - 14)
Gonococcal antimicrobial resistance over the past 100 years. Bars indicate the number of clinically tested antimicrobial classes available for Neisseria gonorrhoeae treatment.
Week 01 (01 - 07)
Mathematical model of a key anti-Salmonella defense system, a process called xenophagy.
Image credit: Scheidel et al