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Bacterial community function, surface motility, and biofilm development

 

Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilm (Imaged by confocal microscopy of GFP-tagged cells.)

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Gliding of Myxococcus xanthus. (Imaged by phase contrast microscopy. 1 frame = 1 min.)

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Pseudomonas aeruginosa swarming. (Imaged by Kodak Multrispectral FX; pseudocolored intensity is proportional to cell density. 1 frame rate = 20 min.)

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Pseudomonas aeruginosa daughter cell separates after cell division, orients vertically, and walks away. This motility is dependent upon their type IV pili. Frame rate = 15 fps. (video courtesy Wong Lab-UCLA)

 

 

recent highlights:

Callan Driscoll received an Eck Institute for Global Health Graduate Fellowship

Matt Sarna received the 2013 Mr. and Mrs. Frank McDonald Undergraduate Research Award

Emily Palmer received a 2013 Clare Booth Luce Undergraduate Research Fellowship

 

 

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last updated 11/04/13