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Terri Meinking, Ph.D.

Title: President

Company: Global Health Associates of Miami, Inc. (GHAM)

Location: Miami, FL

Miami, FL, November 19, 2014, Terri L. Meinking, Ph.D., President of Global Health Associates of Miami, Inc. 203 more words


Complete genome sequence of a clinical Bordetella pertussis isolate from Brazil.

There has been a resurgence in the number of pertussis cases in Brazil and around the world. Here, the genome of a clinical Bordetella pertussisstrain (Bz181) that was recently isolated in Brazil is reported. 105 more words


Excerpt Tuesday - The Darkling Thrush - Hardy

This excerpt of the “The Darkling Thrush” by Thomas Hardy (1840 – 1928) is paired with an amazing photograph taken by my friend,┬áDr. Jenna Eun, of colonies of the bacterium… 60 more words


Real-time genome sequencing helps control hospital outbreak

(BioMed Central 19 November 2014) Pioneering use of whole genome sequencing in real time to help control a hospital outbreak is reported in an article published in the open access journal Genome Medicine. 31 more words

Clinical Pathology

Doctors warn overuse of antibiotics could fuel rise of drug-resistant infections following toddler's close call

ABC News | 7.30 Tracy Bowden 24 November 2014

A specialist has warned that a three-year-old boy who developed an ear infection could have died because of an overuse of antibiotics and the resulting increase in drug-resistant bacteria.

Read more / View 7.30 report (7.09 mins)


Biosecurity threats increasing as Australia becomes more connected with the rest of the world

ABC Rural 25 November 2014

A report on potential biosecurity threats has found being more connected to the rest of the world is increasing the potential of biological threats in Australia. 47 more words

Leadership / Management