June 14, 2024

Close encounters of a germ kind

Photo of the Week

ara Altartouri, a post-doc research associate in the Center for Biotchnology, looks over an image of a bacteriophage, viruses that infect and replicate only in bacterial cells, imaged at 100,000X magnification from the center’s Hitachi HT7800 transmission electron microscope. The Morrison Microscopy Core Research Facility.
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Craig Chandler | University Communication and Marketing

Bara Altartouri, a post-doctoral research associate in the Center for Biotechnology, examines an image of a bacteriophage, or virus that infect and replicate only in bacterial cells, imaged at 100,000-times magnification from the center’s Hitachi HT7800 transmission electron microscope. The center is located in the Morrison Microscopy Core Research Facility.

Social media photos of the week

  • Seema Sahay, post-doctoral research associate in biochemistry and the Center for Plant Science Innovation, is one of 25 inspiring women scientists in plant biology featured by the American Society of Plant Biologists. Read more here at https://go.unl.edu/z62n.

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  • Rhema Otabor celebrates her second NCAA national championship in javelin. See more at https://go.unl.edu/8mzy.

  • Somdatta Archar announced that she’s joining the doctoral program in the Department of Agronomy and Horticulture. She’ll join the Resilient Cropping Systems Lab under the supervision of Andrea Basche. See more at https://go.unl.edu/pj8x.

  • On June 6, more than 100 members of the Husker Athletic Department participated in a day of service across Lincoln to give back to the community that supports the Big Red. See more at https://go.unl.edu/zhg9.

  • The Cover Crop Initiative Project is in its second year. Vesh Thapa, postdoctoral research associate, explains the project at https://go.unl.edu/b3mh.

  • Students from the College of Journalism and Mass Communications covered Jazz in June for a class project. The project included interviews for news stories and gathering B-roll of the various concerts. Learn more at https://go.unl.edu/h84n.

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