Cell Biology of Bacterial Infection
Listeria monocytogenes (green) interacting with macrophages (red/blue).
Credit: Michelle Reniere
On 6/13/23, UW Medicine launched the Microbial Interactions & Microbiome Center to catalyze research in the Pacific Northwest focused on microbial communities. The new center, led by Dr. Joseph Mougous, the Lynn M. and Michael D. Garvey Endowed Chair in Gastroenterology, Professor of Microbiology and Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute at UW, will bring together scientists from diverse disciplines to study how microbes interact with each other and with their hosts, as well as the functional importance of microbiomes in the environment and in human health and disease.”
See the UW Newsroom Article.
Today UW Medicine launched the Microbial Interactions &
Dr. E. Pete Greenberg is being recognized with one of the most prestigious and inspirational international scientific awards, the 2023 Princess of Asturias Award for Technical and Scientific Research. The award is bestowed jointly with two other scientists, Bonnie Bassler and Jeffrey Gordon. Their Majesties King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain, accompanied by HRH Princess of Asturias Leonor, will preside over the ceremony of the Princess of Asturias Awards which will take place on Friday 20th October in the Spanish town of Oviedo.
E. Peter Greenberg, the inaugural Eugene and Martha Nester Professor of Microbiology at the University of Washington, joins Bonnie L. Bassler, Squibb Professor and chair of Molecular Biology at Princeton University, and Michael R. Silverman, emeritus investigator at The Agouron Institute and emeritus adjunct professor, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, in receiving the 2023 Canada Gairdner International Award. Each year, the Gairdner Foundation honors individuals who have made truly outstanding contributions in biomedicine or global health. The Gairdner Foundation press release can be found here.