May 3, 2019

  • Bakaletz leans against a wall, smiling

    Bakaletz Shows How to Bust a Biofilm

    It was while Dr. Lauren Bakaletz and her team were trying to create a vaccine for otitis media—the middle-ear infection familiar to most new parents and a significant cause of deafness in the developing world— that they happened upon the technology to disrupt biofilms.
  • Ioannidis gestures from podium

    Scientists Must Replicate Findings, Ioannidis Says

    Science isn’t perfect. But, it’s still one of the best things to happen to humankind. However, researchers must strive to improve the robustness, efficiency and transparency of their studies, said Dr. John Ioannidis at the Robert S. Gordon, Jr. Lecture in Epidemiology.
  • Dr. Andrew Shatté

    Learn How to Become a Resilient Leader, Shatté Advises

    “How we think is the most powerful predictor of how resilient we’re going to be,” said Dr. Andrew Shatté, author and research professor, University of Arizona School of Medicine.
  • Closeup of Tromberg with slide projected behind him

    Tromberg Touts Computational Modeling at Meeting

    How can mathematical models that are developed on computers and in laboratories be translated for decisionmaking in the clinic and operating room, or for government policies and disseminated to experimental researchers and K-12 students?
Several purple, cylinder-shaped  E. coli bacteria

On the Cover

Scanning electron micrograph of Escherichia coli

Photo: NIAID