Published: Penny Amy and Diane Yost

Penny Amy and Diane Yost (both Life Sciences) had their work featured in the May issue of Microbe Magazine, the official newsletter of the American Microbiology Society. The article, "Pitting Microbes Against One Another," talks about how investigators are testing whether other microbes can help hold pathogens in check to quell infectious disease. The story discusses how viruses help control bacterial American foulbrood disease (AFD) in honeybees. AFD is an economically devastating disease caused by the bacterium Paenibacillus larvae. The pair are working on treatments with phage that could help protect bee colonies from the disease.

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