Saturday, June 16, 2012

Collecting links to blogs that focus entirely or partly on microbiology topics #ASM2012

Making a list of blogs that focus entirely or partly on microbiology topics.  Here are some.  Would love suggestions for others. Obviously not all are of equal quality in terms of the writing or the science but the diversity is impressive.
  1. Aetiology from Tara Smith
  2. A Flu Diary
  4. Antibiotics: the perfect storm from David Shlaes
  5. Antimicrobial Resistance from Miriam Barlow
  6. Aspergillus Website Blog
  7. Avian Flu Diary
  8. BacterioFiles from Jesse Noar
  9. Bacpathogenomics
  10. Bacteriophage, microbiology and the battle for funding from Philip Skipper
  11. BioBE center Blog:
  12. Blastocystis Blog:
  13. Barf Blog 
  14. Chimeras
  15. CoastalPathogens
  16. Contagions from Michelle Ziegler
  17. Controversies in Hospital Infection Prevention
  18. Creepy Deadly Wonderful Parasites
  19. Curiosidades de la Microbiología
  20. Cyanobacterial Adventures
  21. Daily Parasite
  22. Daniel Wilson's Blog
  23. Dawn in Antarctica
  24. El buit del temps
  25. End the Neglect
  26. Epidemonomics
  27. ERV from Abbie Smith
  28. Food Poison Journal
  29. Food Safety and Environmental Health blog
  30. Foraminifera Blog
  31. Fun with Microbiology (What's Buggin' You?)
  32. History of Vaccines
  33. HIV This Week
  34. Hospital Infection Control and Prevention
  35. Human Microbiome Journal Club
  36. Indian Initiative for Management of Antibiotic Resistance
  37. Infection Landscapes
  38. Infectious Diseases Today
  39. International AIDS Vaccine Initiative 
  40. It's a small world
  41. Jason Tetro at the Huffington Post *
  42. JHU Phage Hunters
  43. Lab Rat
  44. mBIO
  45. Malaria World
  46. Matryoshka from Jeff Smith
  47. Memory Reactivation
  48. Memoirs of a Defective Brain
  49. microbelog
  50. MicroBichitos
  51. Microbial Diversity from Irene Newton
  52. microBEnet blog from Jonathan Eisen, David Coil, Holly Bik 
  53. Microbe Matters from KD Shives
  54. Microbiology Bytes from AJ Cann
  55. Microblogology from Lorraine Cramer
  56. Microbiology Stories
  57. Mike the Mad Biologist
  58. Miss Parasitos  AND
  59. Monotreme's Blog *
  60. MyChrobial Romance from David Baltrus
  61. Mycorant
  62. MycorWeb Fungal Genomics
  63. Mystery Rays from Outer Space
  64. Not Exactly Rocket Science from Ed Yong
  65. Of Bacteria and Men from Robin Tecon
  66. One in Seven People
  67. Outbreak News
  68. Parasite of the Day
  69. Parasites
  70. Pathogens, Genes and Genomes
  71. Pharmaceutical Microbiology by Tim Sandle
  72. Public Health Matters from the CDC
  73. Rapid Microbiology Methods 
  74. RRResearch from Rosie Redfield
  75. Rule of 6ix from Connor Bamford
  76. Russell's Blog from Russell Neches
  77. Safe Food from John Brooks
  78. Skeptic Wonder
  79. Skewed Distribution
  80. Small Things Considered
  81. Smaller Questions
  82. Sociobiology
  83. Spirochetes Unwound
  84. Superbug
  85. Superbugs and Drugs
  86. Stringent Response
  87. Symbionticism from Seth Bordenstein
  88. The Artful Amoeba
  89. The Febrile Muse
  90. The Genome Factory
  91. The "Germ Guy" Blog:
  92. The Hyphal Tip by Jason Stajich
  93. The Intestinal Gardner
  94. The Loom from Carl Zimmer
  95. The Oceloid from PSI Wavefunction
  96. The Parasite Diary
  97. The Tree of Life from Jonathan Eisen
  98. Ultraphyte from Joan Slonczewski
  99. We Beasties from Kevin Bonham
  100. The View from a Microbiologist from Samantha Price
  101. Viroblogy from Ed Rybicki
  102. Virology Blog from Vincent Racaniello
  103. Viral Bioinformatics from Chris Upton
  104. Worms and Germs
  105. Zoonotica
Podcasts and Videocasts

Not screened yet but considering adding to the above list
To add to list
Other stuff about microbes but not quite bloggy enough for my list above
Microbiology related blogs that are appear to be no longer active or very rarely active
Twitter lists
Science Blogs Networks that might have some microbial content not listed above


  1. microBEnet



  3. There is a curated Microbiology in Social Media collection on Webicina.

  4. Some other good microbiology blogs are:


    1. Not sure either of those are what I am looking for. The Facebook page is more like a collection of links (which are interesting mind you but not really a blog). And the wisciblog is more like PRs for Wiley (again, interesting but not quite right for this list). I am going to make an additional list below for "of interest" ...

  5. The german outbreak E.coli 2011 crowdsourcing blog?

  6. Here is one to check out


  8. Would you consider adding my newly developing blog? It is Thank you.

    Dena Aruta

  9. Hello,
    The link for Pharmaceutical Microbiology has changed. It is now:
    Tim Sandle