The Microbial Olympics 2016

Nat Microbiol. 2016 Jul 26;1(8):16122. doi: 10.1038/nmicrobiol.2016.122.


Following the success of the inaugural games, the Microbial Olympics return with a new series of events and microbial competitors. The games may have moved to a new hosting venue, but the dedication to training, fitness, competition (and yes, education and humour) lives on.

MeSH terms

  • Bacteria* / genetics
  • Bacteria* / growth & development
  • Bacteria* / metabolism
  • Bacterial Physiological Phenomena*
  • Humans
  • Zika Virus / pathogenicity