“Microbiology remains a key discipline of modern biomedical science. Apart from causing infectious diseases, microbes and microbial communities play critical roles in human health and evolution. The domestication of microbes for medical and scientific purposes promises to have a profound impact on health and medicine. These topics are well-represented throughout the Washington University community, and I view the Department of Molecular Microbiology as providing a central home for the broader Washington University microbiology community”Sean Whelan, PhD
Marvin A. Brennecke Distinguished Professor
The Inspiring Women in Science awards celebrate and support the achievements of women in science, and all those who work to encourage girls and young women to engage with STEM subjects and stay in STEM careers around the world.
Antibiotics may increase risk of further UTIs by disrupting microbiome
Beverley was both the inaugural recipient and namer of the Ernest St. John Simms distinguished professorship, which honors the first Black man to hold a tenured academic appointment at the WashU School of Medicine. Simms had an amazing life story.