Interview w/ Jessica Green on SmartPlanet focusing on microbes in buildings

Quick post – there is an interview of Jessica Green posted on SmartPlanet.  The interview is with Christina Hernandez Sherwood:  Q&A: Jessica Green, biodiversity scientist, on the microbial ecosystems in our buildings | SmartPlanet. The interview focused mostly on microbes in buildings and work at the BioBE Center at U. Oregon.  In the interview she …

microBEnet Microbiology blog of the day: BioBE Center

Going through the list of Microbiology Blogs we have curated at microBEnet and going to try to feature one of them every day or so.  And just going to do this in semi-alphabetic order. Today’s blog: BioBE Center Authors: Multiple Summary of the BioBE Center (from their website): Although humans in the developed world spend 90% of their lives …

Recorded talks from Lake Arrowhead (#LAMG12); James Meadow, Jason Stajich, Susana Remold

Here are a few of the talks from the built environment session of the Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomes meeting (previous blog post here).  This session was sponsored by microBEnet. James Meadow, from the BioBE Center. Jason Stajich, part of the MoBEDAC project. Susana Remold from the University of Louisville.

Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomics Meeting 2012: Microbiology of the Built Environment Session

Last night was the Microbiology of the Built Environment session at the bi-annual Lake Arrowhead meeting.  This session was organized and sponsored by microBEnet.  I recorded some of the talks and will post those videos here after some editing. Here’s a summary of the speakers and the topics discussed. The first speaker was James Meadow …

Great article on Microbiology of the Built Environment – for Discover’s subscriber’s only alas …

Just got a copy of the July/Aug issue of Discover and, well, discovered that this is the issue with the following article: Earth’s Last Unexplored Wilderness: Your Very Own Home | Ecosystems | DISCOVER Magazine. It is alas available online only to subscriber’s but for those interested in microbiology of the built environment, it is worth …