MICROBIAL UNDERGROUND

Keeping Abreast of the Bugs
- Preservatives are one of the most essential ingredients in a cosmetic or personal care product: their primary role is to control the growth of microorganisms.
September 19, 2017
BY: Deidre Mitchell
- A new murine virus may be an old story retold. Read why Charles River scientists think that a novel herpesvirus has actually been studied for decades.
August 22, 2017
BY: Mary Parker
- Tag teaming to learn more about South Carolina’s horseshoe crab populations
August 17, 2017
BY: Brian Thill
- Exploring next-gen sequencing methods at an institute dedicated to polar research. Part of our ongoing series about Charles River's sabbatical program. You can find more examples of sabbaticals here.
July 11, 2017
BY: Sunhee Hong
- Resolution of the Microbial Identification-system should be considered when identifying QC strains. MicroPhyles Case No. 5
June 29, 2017
BY: Prasanna Khot
- Evidence suggests it's not the LAL test that's broken. The real problem is more likely the insistence that the calibration standard functions like outer membrane vesicles.
June 6, 2017
BY: Karen McCullough
- Where is the microbiome-based therapeutics market headed? A Charles River Think Tank explores the possibilities for changing how we treat disease.
March 2, 2017
BY: Regina McEnery
- What do you do when your cell bank strains produce inconsistent results? MicroPyles Case No. 4.
February 9, 2017
BY: Bindhu Verghese
- Horseshoe crabs, beluga whales and microbes on Mars. A Q&A with Mystic Aquarium Scientist-in-Residence and Charles River Senior R&D Director Norman Wainwright.
February 6, 2017
BY: Regina McEnery
- How and why companies need to be preemptive about performing disinfectant efficacy studies
December 19, 2016
BY: Joan O'Malley