Emerging evidence suggests that pathogens can pair up to work together against immune system defences. Virologists are beginning to ask questions about which pathogens tend to infect cells at the same time, and whether these affect clinical outcomes. “What co-infections are more common or more impactful in the clinic?” says López. Clinical samples give infectious-disease […]
Siyuan Ding, PhD, an assistant professor of molecular microbiology at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, has received the 2023 Ann Palmenberg Junior Investigator Award from the American Society of Virology.
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.
In February, the American Academy of Microbiology (Academy) elected 65 new Fellows to the Class of 2022, including Dr. Carolina Lopez and Dr. Christina Stallings.
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a COVID-19 vaccine candidate that has prevented pneumonia in mice.
To allow more labs to conduct coronavirus research, Whelan and a team of Washington University researchers devised a workaround: a genetically engineered virus.
A lab-created virus that’s similar to but not as dangerous as the new coronavirus could aid efforts to create COVID-19 treatments and vaccines, according to scientists who created it.