Tag Archives: microbial communities

BEACON Researchers at Work: Of Milk and Microbes

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho graduate student Janet Williams.  Milk and microbes, what do these two things have to do with each other? For many years, milk was thought to be sterile … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Linking microbial interactions to disease

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho graduate student Daniel Beck.  I am interested in microbial communities for a number of reasons. First, microbial communities are found nearly everywhere, from soil to the surfaces … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Spatial patterning in microbial communities

This week’s blog post is by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center postdoc Babak Momeni. Synthetic communities may help us understand the biology of natural microbial communities. Microbial communities in nature are abundant, with amazing diversity and huge impact on life … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Microbial communities, huh, yeah! What are they good for?

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho postdoc Mitch Day. Many labs in BEACON and beyond study microbial communities. There are many ways to approach the problem, but the first is always deciding what … Continue reading

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