Microbe of the Week 2009
Select the name of a microbe below to read a short report about that organism*

Acetobacterium woodii

Aquifex aeolicus

Bacillus anthracis 

Bacillus anthracis

Bacillus subtilis 

Bradyrhizobium japonicum 

Brucella abortus 

Candida albicans

Candida albicans

Carboxydothermus hydrogenoformans 


Chlamydomonas reinhardtii 

Chryseobacterium greenlandensis 

Clostridium botulinum 

Cryptococcus neoformans 

Desulfofrigus oceanense 

Desulforudis audaxviator 

Desulfurococcus fermentans 

Epulopiscium fishelsoni 

Helicobacter pylori 


Lactobacillus acidophilus 

Lactococcus lactis 

Leptospira interrogans 

Naegleria fowleri 

Neisseria meningitidis 

Neisseria meningitidis 

Phytophthora infestans 

Prevotella melaninogenica 

Pseudomonas aeruginosa 

Pseudomonas fluorescens

Pseudomonas syringae 

Shigella sonnei 

Stachybotrys chartarum 

Staphylococcus aureus 

Staphylococcus aureus 

Streptococcus pyogenes 

Toxoplasma gondii 

Toxoplasma gondii 


Vibrio harveyi 

Yersinia enterocolitica 

Yersinia pestis 

Yersinia pestis 

*Disclaimer - These reports are written by students participating in a microbiology course at the University of Missouri - Rolla. The accuracy of the content of these reports is not guaranteed and it is recommended that you seek other sources of information to verify the content.

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