Microbiology

April Faculty Publications

A new selection of articles highlighting Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology (MIP) have been added to the Faculty Publications display in the Ische Library. These eight articles, as well as all of the articles in our Faculty Publications database, are authored by at least one member of our research community here at LSUHSC-New Orleans. Each month the Library is proud to present copies of eight of these publications in a rotating display of 16.

  1. Darville T, Albritton HL, Zhong W, Dong L, O’Connell CM, Poston TB, Quayle AJ, Goonetilleke N, Wiesenfeld HC, Hillier SL, Zheng X. Anti-chlamydia IgG and IgA are insufficient to prevent endometrial chlamydia infection in women and increased anti-chlamydia IgG is associated with enhanced risk for incident infection. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2019;e13103.
  2. Li L, Zhou J, Wang W, Huang L, Tu J, Baiamonte L, Stark M, Mills M, Hope TJ, Drobnis EZ, Quayle AJ, Schust DJ. Effects of three long-acting reversible contraceptive methods on HIV target cells in the human uterine cervix and peripheral blood. Reprod Biol Endocrinol. 2019;17(1):26-019-0469-8.
  3. Van Der Pol WJ, Kumar R, Morrow CD, Blanchard EE, Taylor CM, Martin DH, Lefkowitz EJ, Muzny CA. In silico and experimental evaluation of primer sets for species-level resolution of the vaginal microbiota using 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequencing. J Infect Dis. 2019;219(2):305-314.
  4. Xue J, Schmitz BW, Caton K, Zhang B, Zabaleta J, Garai J, Taylor CM, Romanchishina T, Gerba CP, Pepper IL, Sherchan SP. Assessing the spatial and temporal variability of bacterial communities in two bardenpho wastewater treatment systems via illumina MiSeq sequencing. Sci Total Environ. 2019;6571543-1552.
  5. Bruni GO, Zhong K, Lee SC, Wang P. CRISPR-Cas9 induces point mutation in the mucormycosis fungus rhizopus delemar. Fungal Genet Biol. 2018;1241-7.
  6. Ibana JA, Sherchand SP, Fontanilla FL, Nagamatsu T, Schust DJ, Quayle AJ, Aiyar A. Chlamydia trachomatis-infected cells and uninfected-bystander cells exhibit diametrically opposed responses to interferon gamma. Sci Rep. 2018;8(1):8476-018-26765-y.
  7. Ikeh MAC, Fidel PL,Jr, Noverr MC. Identification of specific components of the eicosanoid biosynthetic and signaling pathway involved in pathological inflammation during intra-abdominal infection with candida albicans and staphylococcus aureus. Infect Immun. 2018;.
  8. Rhoads JM, Collins J, Fatheree NY, Hashmi SS, Taylor CM, Luo M, Hoang TK, Gleason WA, Van Arsdall MR, Navarro F, Liu Y. Infant colic represents gut inflammation and dysbiosis. J Pediatr. 2018;20355-61.

Publications cited in the Faculty Publications database are harvested weekly from a variety of sources, such as PubMed, SCOPUS, and CINAHL, to name a few. In addition to articles they include books, book chapters, papers, editorials, letters to the editor, and meeting abstracts, all authored by at least one member of the LSUHSC-NO community. The database is maintained by Reference Librarian Kathy Kerdolff and is available to the general public here or via the Library’s webpage. For a PDF of a bibliography of this month’s additions,click here. If you have an article you would like us to highlight or if you have any questions regarding the display or the database, you can contact Kathy Kerdolff.

Please come to the Library and view these recent publications by our research community.

2018 Dissertations and Theses Display!

The New Books display on the third floor of the Isché library features the dissertations and theses of 2018 MS and PhD graduates from LSUHSC. Join us in congratulating the writers as we go into a new year!

These dissertations and theses are available for checkout in the library, and even more LSUHSC dissertations are available online through ProQuest.

New Dissertation Display!

The newest display on the third floor of the Isché library features the dissertations of recently graduated PhD candidates from the Graduate School. Join us in congratulating the writers!

These dissertations are available for checkout in the library, and there are even more recently completed LSUHSC dissertations are available online through ProQuest.

May Health Observances Display

The Isché Library is featuring books about subjects related to upcoming health observances in the Month of May! Information about these health observances as well as the featured books are in the New Books display. The display is located near the 3rd floor elevator. Subjects include Sports Medicine, Emergency Medicine, Dermatology, Environmental Public Health, and Immunology.

These books and many more are available for checkout and/or online access. If you have questions about checking out a book, do not hesitate to ask a library staff member.

 

May 26 is Heat Safety Awareness Day.
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May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month.

 

May is Melanoma/Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month ®.

 

May 22 – 28 is Healthy and Safe Swimming Week.

 

May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month.

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E-Books Display!

The Isché Library is kicking off the fall semester by featuring E-book editions of required textbooks! The newest editions of the books on display are available in our online catalog.

The display is located near the 3rd floor elevator along with the links to the current E-book edition. Subjects include physiology, anatomy, dermatology, nursing, biochemistry, pathology, diagnostic examination, anesthesia, obstetrics, and more.

These books and many more are available for online access.

Featured E-books from EBSCOhost:

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EBSCOhost E-books may be printed, saved, or emailed one chapter at a time

 

Featured E-books from AccessMedicine:

AccessMedicine    AccessMedicine E-books may be printed one chapter at a time but may not be saved.

 

Featured E-books from LWW Health Library:

lww    LWW Health Library E-books may be printed one chapter at a time but may not be saved. Emailed chapters are valid for 72 hours only.

 

Other Featured E-books:

NLM exhibit “From DNA to Beer” now at Dental Library!

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The National Library of Medicine’s traveling exhibit “From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry” is now at the LSU School of Dentistry Library!  Come explore the history of biotechnology, and peruse our selection of related books and articles.  The Dental Library is located on the third floor of the Administration Building, and the exhibit will be there from June 20th-July 8th.

This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.  Additional information about this exhibit can be found online:  https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/fromdnatobeer.html.

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NLM display at Dental Library

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Supplemental Materials Display

MICROBES—tiny organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye—have altered human history. Life forms such as bacteria, yeasts, and molds can cause sickness or restore health, and help produce foods and beverages.

Scientists, in partnership with industry, have developed techniques to harness the powers of these microbes. In recent years, headline-grabbing technologies have used genetically modified bacteria to manufacture new medicines.

A glimpse into the past reveals a history of human enterprise that has adapted these tiny organisms for health and profit. This exhibition explores some of the processes, problems, and potential inherent in technologies that use life.

Libraries hosting NLM exhibit “From DNA to Beer”

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The LSUHSC-NO Libraries are happy to host the National Library of Medicine’s traveling exhibit “From DNA to Beer: Harnessing Nature in Medicine and Industry.” Come explore the history of biotechnology, and peruse our selection of related books and articles.  The exhibit will be available at the Isché Library on the third floor of the Resource Center from May 30th-June 17th, and then at the Dental Library on the third floor of the Administration Building from June 20th-July 8th.

 

This exhibition was developed and produced by the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health and the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History.  Additional information about this exhibit can be found online:  https://www.nlm.nih.gov/hmd/about/exhibition/fromdnatobeer.html.

in the Library Commons downtown

in the Library Commons downtown

Supplemental Materials Display

Supplemental Materials Display

MICROBES—tiny organisms too small to be seen with the naked eye—have altered human history. Life forms such as bacteria, yeasts, and molds can cause sickness or restore health, and help produce foods and beverages.

Scientists, in partnership with industry, have developed techniques to harness the powers of these microbes. In recent years, headline-grabbing technologies have used genetically modified bacteria to manufacture new medicines.

A glimpse into the past reveals a history of human enterprise that has adapted these tiny organisms for health and profit. This exhibition explores some of the processes, problems, and potential inherent in technologies that use life.

LWW Health Library – Anatomy and Basic Sciences Collection

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The Library is pleased to announce that we now have access to over 40 anatomy and basic sciences books from Lippincott, Williams, & Wilkins online through the LWW Health Library platform.

The Premium Basic Sciences Collection includes classic course textbooks, review guides, case studies, and videos.  All of the books have been cataloged and can be accessed from the Library’s INNOPAC catalog.  The LWW Health Library can also be found on the Library’s list of databases.

Below is a quick look at some of these essential resources:

  • Bates’ Guide to Physical Examination and History Taking
  • Clinically Oriented Anatomy (Moore)
  • Color Atlas and Text of Histology (Gartner)
  • Grant’s Atlas of Anatomy
  • Grant’s Dissector
  • Histology: a Text and Atlas (Ross)
  • Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Biochemistry
  • Lippincott’s Illustrated Reviews: Pharmacology
  • Neuroanatomy: an Atlas of Structures… (Haines)
  • Neuroanatomy in Clinical Context (Haines)
  • Physiology: Cases and Problems (Costanzo)
  • Principles of Pharmacology (Golan)

Be sure to check out the full product!  We hope these will be useful in your studies!

Infectious Disease iPhone apps

May’s issue of Clinical Infectious Diseases features a column on infectious diseases resources for the iPhone. You can read the entire article here. Two apps that may interest students are Microbiology Wiz with Immunology ($0.99) and Lange Microbiology and Infectious Disease Flash Cards ($34.99). Both are flashcard style review applications, allowing you to study microbiology on your iPhone.

Citation:
Surfing The Web: Infectious Diseases Resources for the iPhone
Richard L. Oehler, Kevin Smith, and John F. Toney
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2010 50:9, 1268-1274