Norman Pace visits UC Davis

Norman R. Pace, from UC Boulder, gave a talk at UC Davis yesterday about microbial diversity.  In his talk he discussed some of his recent Sloan Foundation funded work on “microbiology of the built environment” including studies of shower heads, indoor swimming pools, water supplies, and hospitals. Pace is one of the pioneers of DNA …

Welcome

Welcome to MicroBEnet! If you’re interested in the “Microbiology of the Built Environment” (small stuff growing in buildings) then you’re in the right place. If you just want to see what this field is all about, check out the rest of the site. If you’re a researcher in either indoor environments or microbiology you can …

Bio and the city – The Scientist – Magazine of the Life Sciences

Studies of wildlife in urban environments are analagous in many ways to studies of microbes in the built environment. See this article for info on urban wildlife Bio and the city – The Scientist – Magazine of the Life Sciences (Note – this was imported from a beta version of the microBEnet blog that was …