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- n. A scientist whose speciality is microbiology.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who studies or is skilled in microbiology; one versed in the knowledge of minute organisms, as microbes.
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- n. a specialist in microbiology
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One of the most important issues on that subject to me as a microbiologist is the danger of overusing antibiotics.
Some, such as microbiologist Carl Woese of the University of Illinois, argue that life on earth is descended "not from one, but from three distinctly different cell types" ( "On the evolution of cells,"
"They don't exist," says microbiologist Ronald Atlas of the University of Louisville.
One early suspect was microbiologist Perry Mikesell, who had worked in 1999 at Battelle.
Finally, five years later—after the FBI had given up on its flimsy Hatfill suspicions—the investigation started to focus on Bruce Ivins, a microbiologist at the same institute.
Music made me lose my taste for the robber baron self and for some other identities that I'd tried on, too: to be an archeologist like the great Schliemann who'd dug out Troy with his bare hands, cheered on by his Greek wife; to be a microbiologist like Paul Ehrlich, who'd cured syphilis that had killed or deformed so many weak-willed great minds.
"Most of the public is not accustomed to evaluating early stage science, and they don't understand how vague things are at this point," Alan Dove, a science writer who trained as a microbiologist at Columbia University, commented during a podcast, "This Week in Virology," that discussed XMRV.
Robert Kremer, a U.S. government microbiologist who studies Midwestern farm soil, has spent two decades analyzing the rich dirt that yields billions of bushels of food each year and helps the United States retain its title as breadbasket of the world.
About noon, Himelright dropped by the post office to mail her phone bill, just before Anne Repaske, 85, a retired microbiologist and cashmere goat farmer, who sent a $100 birthday present to her grandson, $50 to her granddaughter to help pay rent, a $1,260 quarterly tax payment to the IRS and three pairs of underwear back to the company that sent her the wrong size.
So, I distanced myself, said Ahmed Kilani, an infectious-disease microbiologist at Clongen Labs in Germantown.