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Achievements | Honors, appointments, publications for Jan. 13

Achievements | Honors, appointments, publications for Jan. 13

January 13, 2023

Recent achievements for the campus community were earned by Sasitharan Balasubramaniam, Humberto Blanco, Justin Bradley, LeAnne Bugay, Sheri Fritz, Alexis Goeman, Amit Jhala, Stevan Z. Knezevic, Dawn Lindsley, Nick Murphy, Massimiliano Pierobon, Jo Potuto, Dave Remund, Sarah Rosenberg, Jeff Salem, Kara Stone, Emily Stoner, Jay Storz, Clayton Thomas, Rebecca Wachs and the College of Business. Click through to learn more.

Eating viruses can power growth, reproduction of microorganism

Eating viruses can power growth, reproduction of microorganism

January 3, 2023

Husker researchers have found that a single-celled microorganism can eat huge numbers of viruses that share its aquatic habitat. For the first time, the team’s lab experiments have also shown that a virus-only diet, which the team calls “virovory,” is enough to fuel the physiological growth and even population growth of an organism.