Links about new work from BioBE center’s on “microbiology of the built environment” #micropolis

Lots and lots of news stories about the BioBE center and some of their recent work on “microbiomes of classrooms”.  Here is a collection of links: Their paper in the new journal “Microbiome”: microbiota in the classroom University of Oregon story: UO center on quest to document indoor microbes, guide healthier buildings | Around the O. Who’s …

Interview w/ Jessica Green on SmartPlanet focusing on microbes in buildings

Quick post – there is an interview of Jessica Green posted on SmartPlanet.  The interview is with Christina Hernandez Sherwood:  Q&A: Jessica Green, biodiversity scientist, on the microbial ecosystems in our buildings | SmartPlanet. The interview focused mostly on microbes in buildings and work at the BioBE Center at U. Oregon.  In the interview she …

Lake Arrowhead Microbial Genomics Meeting 2012: Microbiology of the Built Environment Session

Last night was the Microbiology of the Built Environment session at the bi-annual Lake Arrowhead meeting.  This session was organized and sponsored by microBEnet.  I recorded some of the talks and will post those videos here after some editing. Here’s a summary of the speakers and the topics discussed. The first speaker was James Meadow …

Great article on Microbiology of the Built Environment – for Discover’s subscriber’s only alas …

Just got a copy of the July/Aug issue of Discover and, well, discovered that this is the issue with the following article: Earth’s Last Unexplored Wilderness: Your Very Own Home | Ecosystems | DISCOVER Magazine. It is alas available online only to subscriber’s but for those interested in microbiology of the built environment, it is worth …