The Microbe Moment is science stories and news for the microbe enthused hosted by microbe lover, Tess Deyett, Ph.D. and pharmaceutical microbiologist Jon Mitchell. In this microbiology focused podcast, we will give you exciting stories, horrid histories, and the most up-to-date news all through a microbial lens. We will even interview our friends and heroes, diving into their own microbial journey.Tess, Ph.D. was changed forever with her first glimpse into the unseen world. At her first microbiology class, she was instantly hooked, love at first sight. She went on to receive a Ph.D. from the University of California Riverside in agricultural microbiology. Microbigal Jon has had many microbe moments throughout his 3 degrees in health care and microbiology. Currently working for a pharmaceutical company, he is fascinated by medical microbiology and using beneficial microbes to fight pathogens and disease.Together they aim to show the world everyone has a microbe moment, a unique moment where microbes changed each person’s life for the better. With a little background in the microbial world, anyone can find their microbe moment.Come discover yours!