Trudy M. Wassenaar

Dr. Trudy Wassenaar, Ph.D., is director of Molecular Microbiology and Genomics Consultants, and author and curator of the popular Virtual Museum of Bacteria ( She is also an Associate Professor of comparative bacterial genomics at the Centre of Biological Sequences at the Danish Technical University in Lyngby, Denmark, and the author of numerous contributed book chapters as well as nearly 80 publications in peer-review journals, including Applied Environmental Microbiology, the Journal of Medical Microbiology, and Infection and Immunity.

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“. . . 182 pages of bacterial wonderment. . . . Dr. Wassenaar explains how the intestinal bacterial microflora of a fruit fly (affected by diet) drives mating preference.