Stanford investigators discover that bacteriophages are critical in biofilm formation by Pseudomonas, which causes hospital-acquired infections, and pneumonia, and severe complications in cystic fibrosis.
A new paper in Nature this week shows that bacteria in biofilms talk to each other by potassium waves through ion channels.
University of New Haven professor’s research focuses on ‘horrible’ Lyme disease - Mark Zaretsky - New Haven Register
Professor Eva Sapi works on slime-like biofilms where Borrelia bacteria can hide during antibiotic treatment.
From the Montana State University News page: "MSU faculty member earns grant award for biofilm methodology research"