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Eduardo Groisman
April 30, 2022
Professor Eduardo Groisman, of the Yale Microbial Sciences Institute and Yale School of Medicine Department of Microbial Pathogenesis, has been elected a new member of the...
An image of FliL as seen with cryo-electron tomography by Jun Liu Lab
March 31, 2022
When pathogens invade a human host, they need maximum ability to move through the body as they navigate adverse environments and cause infection. Their ability to drill...
March 24, 2022
Scientists at Yale’s Microbial Sciences Institute have taken an important step in our understanding of how infection alters proteins in a way that promotes tumor growth. A...
Andrew Goodman
February 15, 2022
65 Fellows - including Yale Microbial Sciences Institute Professor Andrew Goodman - Elected into the American Academy of Microbiology Washington, DC – February 15, 2022 – In...
Nikhil Malvankar
January 28, 2022
Nikhil Malvankar, a member of the  Microbial Sciences Institute, has been promoted to Associate Professor of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry at Yale School of Medicine...
High-throughput Cryo-ET
November 6, 2021
Postdoctoral positions are available in the Liu lab in the Microbial Sciences Institute at Yale University to participate in research focused on the structural mechanisms of...
Bacterial hairs power nature’s electric grid. (Image credit: Ella Maru Studio)
September 1, 2021
A hair-like protein hidden inside bacteria serves as a sort of on-off switch for nature’s “electric grid,” a global web of bacteria-generated nanowires that permeates all...