Prachee Avasthi, Tara Essock-Burns, Galo Garcia III, Jase Gehring, David Q. Matus, David G. Mets, and Ryan York
Published: May 03, 2023
Constraining motile microorganisms for live imaging often requires costly microfluidics or optical traps to keep them in view. We used patterned stamps and agar to make versatile, inexpensive “microchambers” and offer a way to predict the right chamber size for a given organism.
Adair L. Borges, Rachel J. Dutton, Elizabeth A. McDaniel, Atanas Radkov, Taylor Reiter, and Emily C.P. Weiss
Published: Jul 19, 2023
We sampled cheese microbial communities to discover bacteriophages with unusual genome chemistries. We isolated 114 bacterial host strains and 17 phages, and identified one phage with a probable arabinose hypermodification of hydroxymethylcytosine.