Leprosy Researcher Wayne Meyers Dies
Leprosy Researcher Wayne Meyers Dies
An accomplished infectious disease scientist, Meyers spent the 1960s treating and studying the condition in central Africa.
Leprosy Researcher Wayne Meyers Dies
Leprosy Researcher Wayne Meyers Dies

An accomplished infectious disease scientist, Meyers spent the 1960s treating and studying the condition in central Africa.

An accomplished infectious disease scientist, Meyers spent the 1960s treating and studying the condition in central Africa.

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Genome Digest
Genome Digest
Jenny Rood | Apr 16, 2015
What researchers are learning as they sequence, map, and decode species’ genomes
Comparing Leprosy Bacteria
Comparing Leprosy Bacteria
Kate Yandell | Mar 27, 2015
Researchers sequence the genome of Mycobacterium lepromatosis, a recently discovered sister species to the primary leprosy-causing bacterium.
Bacterial Gene Transfer Gets Sexier
Bacterial Gene Transfer Gets Sexier
Kate Yandell | Jul 9, 2013
Mycobacterium smegmatis can donate larger portions of its genome to other bacteria than previously thought, approaching the level of gene shuffling seen in sexual reproduction.
Beating Drug-Resistant TB
Ruth Williams | Sep 19, 2012
Reinvestigating a natural antibiotic compound reveals its potential as a tuberculosis drug.
Swimming with the mycobacteria
Swimming with the mycobacteria
Cathryn Delude | Jun 6, 2005
The patients were working out in a hospital's warm therapeutic pool in Boulder, Colorado, when Mark Hernandez walked in and dipped sterile bottles in the water.