New Jersey state microbe 2019 Streptomyces griseus
New Jersey Makes Streptomyces griseus Its Official State Microbe
Governor Phil Murphy signs a bill honoring the bacterium discovered in his state’s soil, now known for its antibiotic compounds used to treat tuberculosis.
New Jersey Makes Streptomyces griseus Its Official State Microbe
New Jersey Makes Streptomyces griseus Its Official State Microbe

Governor Phil Murphy signs a bill honoring the bacterium discovered in his state’s soil, now known for its antibiotic compounds used to treat tuberculosis.

Governor Phil Murphy signs a bill honoring the bacterium discovered in his state’s soil, now known for its antibiotic compounds used to treat tuberculosis.

Saccharomyces
Yeast Genome Doubling
Amanda B. Keener | Aug 10, 2015 | 1 min read
The results of a computational genetic analysis suggest Saccharomyces cerevisiae doubled its genome through species hybridization.
Modified Yeast Tolerate Alcohol, Heat
Kate Yandell | Oct 2, 2014 | 4 min read
Simple changes help yeast thrive in the presence of their own harmful byproducts and could boost biofuel production.
Week in Review: November 4–8
Tracy Vence | Nov 8, 2013 | 3 min read
Infant immune systems suppressed; why tissues are tough to freeze; silencing one gene causes secondary effects; estrogen’s role in drug-resistant breast cancer
One Gene, Two Mutations
Tracy Vence | Nov 5, 2013 | 2 min read
Knocking down a single gene spurs pronounced secondary effects in the yeast genome.
A New Model of Yeast Aging
Hannah Waters | Nov 23, 2011 | 4 min read
New findings challenge long-held views about the mechanism yeast cells use to live forever.
Genome Digest
Megan Scudellari | Jun 28, 2011 | 2 min read
Meet the species whose DNA has recently been sequenced.