microbiologist microbiologist  /ˌmaɪ kroʊ bi ˈɑ lə dʒɪst/


  • (n) a specialist in microbiology


  1. The bug that eats oil is the result of nearly six years of work by Ananda Chakrabarty, 41, an Indian-born microbiologist.
  2. Her competitor, California microbiologist Shereen Sabet, 36, came up with her full-coverage Splashgear suits after searching in vain for Islam-appropriate scuba gear.
  3. With sterile instruments and gloved hands, microbiologist Raul Cano and his student Monica Borucki proceeded with an improbable experiment.


  1. Study of insect bacteria reveals genetic secrets of symbiosis

    ( The University of Montana ) University of Montana microbiologist John McCutcheon and his research partners recently delved deeper into the genes involved in the "tripartite nested mealybug symbiosis," and their work was published in the June 20 issue of Cell, a prestigious scientific journal. The researchers discovered the already complex three-way symbiosis actually depends on genes from six ...
    on June 20, 2013     Source: EurekAlert!

  2. Japanese firm sponsors UNMC research

    Taisho Pharmaceutical Co. of Japan has agreed to sponsor additional research by Dr. Guangshun Wang, a microbiologist at the University of Nebraska Medical Center, who is studying the use of bioengineered peptides to combat antibiotic-resistant bacteria. 
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Lincoln Journal Star

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  1. "We have a microbiologist from Johns Hopkins University who, in his lab coat and goggles, goes out with his food techs and drops food on the sidewalks of New York City for five seconds, picks it up, swabs it, swabs a Petrie dish and shows us what...
    on Jul 27, 2008 By: Ted Allen Source: Evansville Courier & Press

  2. "Take Jordan Palmer's notes," Saunders said, as reported in the Washington Post. "I mean, it looks like a microbiologist dissecting the cell structure of an amoeba. I mean, there's some we don't even have room for the gosh darn picture of the...
    on Aug 4, 2007 By: Al Saunders Source: El Paso Times

  3. "Luciano is an excellent microbiologist trying to understand how bacteria can be such adaptable organisms," says Paul Nurse, the university's president. "His work has shown us how they are able to borrow DNA from other organisms in order to...
    on Jun 18, 2010 By: Sir Paul Nurse Source: The Rockefeller University Newswire

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