Microbiology Christmas Tree – luminescent bacteria, giant microbes, and more.

Just a quick holiday post with a 30 second video of an awesome microbiology Christmas tree in Washington state highlighting the very luminescent Photobacterium leiognathi.

David Coil

David Coil is a Project Scientist in the lab of Jonathan Eisen at UC Davis. David works at the intersection between research, education, and outreach in the areas of the microbiology of the built environment, microbial ecology, and bacterial genomics. Twitter

2 thoughts on “Microbiology Christmas Tree – luminescent bacteria, giant microbes, and more.

  1. Thank you for posting this video of mine! It was fun to do. I took many photos, and my wife did a lovely job of creating a PowerPoint show (we are new to video approaches). Then she converted it into the YouTube compatible format you see above. It is a VERY bright microbe, and my students love tinkering with it…

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