New Investigation into Soil Microbes and Climate Change

New understanding of the role of microbes in thawing permafrost A deeper understanding of viral genomes in Swedish permafrost provides insight into climate change. “Microbes have significant influence over global warming, primarily through the production of – or consumption of…

Cristina Howard-Varona’s paper featured in OSU news!

Scientists uncover details of viral infections that drive environmental, human health In nature, infections much more complex than in lab Read the full press release here.

Cristina Howard-Varona’s paper on phage infection efficiency featured in EMSL!

Phage-host Interactions are More Complicated than most Laboratory Studies Suggest Molecular studies shed light on how viruses infect bacteria in nature “For years, scientists have experimented with phages—the viruses that infect bacteria—to learn how they change their host. Because such…