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Biofilm formation in the mouth leads to inflammatory disease.

Nothing like a chat about biofilms in the mouth to round up your Thursday afternoon!  Tomorrow Akshita, a MSc candidate in the laboratory of Dr. Mike Surette, will give us an analysis of this paper detailing how anaerobic bacteria can form biofilms … Continue reading

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The polymicrobial nature of otitis media and the role of quorum signaling

Next week’s journal club discussion will be on polymicrobial ear infections (otitis media or OM) in children. Mike Dorrington (a grad student in the Bowdish lab) will discuss both the role of the upper respiratory tract microbial flora (Armbruster et … Continue reading

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