Computer Imaging of Borrelia burgdorferi

An article by MSI Principal Investigator Stuart Goldstein (Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development) and his research group was featured in the January 2009 issue of the Journal of Bacteriology. The researchers analyzed the structure of the Lyme disease spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi, using electron cryotomography. A computer image of the spirochete appears on the cover of the journal.