MMBio Focal Areas
Bee Killers: Using Phages Against Deadly Honeybee Diseases
BYU researchers have identified five new phages that can potentially treat honeybee hives infected with American Foulbrood, a deadly disease that costs the industry millions of dollars each year. Read more Here
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<center>Immune System Discovery</center>
BYU microbiologist, Scott Weber, helps reveal how helper T-cells learn their function
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<center>Presidential Early Career Award</center>
Molecular biology professor Joel Griffitts is only the third BYU faculty member to earn the White House's top young faculty distinction
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<center>Study Abroad in China</center>
Join Dr. Bridgewater and Dr. Aanderud, earn college credit, and explore China! Click here to find out more.
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Events

RIP Meeting: Desi Demille & Ian Esplin

Tuesday, November 4, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2004 LSB

MMBIO Seminar: Dr. Louis Flamand

Guest Speaker from Universite Laval
Thursday, November 6, 2014
11:00 AM - 11:50 AM
2102 LSB

RIP Meeting: Philip Bennallack & Tylan Magnusson

Tuesday, November 18, 2014
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
2004 LSB

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MMBIO News

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'Like making a cake': UK scientists growing noses, ears, blood vessels

In a north London hospital, scientists are growing noses, ears and blood vessels in the laboratory in a bold attempt to make body parts using stem cells.

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Early Evidence

Fossilized structures suggest that mat-forming microbes have been around for almost 3.5 billion years. Read more...
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Gut Microbes Gobble Cocoa

Commensal bacteria that populate the human gastrointestinal tract help digest dark chocolate, releasing anti-inflammatory compounds, researchers report.

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