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BEACON Researchers at Work: What happens to bacterial communities under selection?

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by Michigan State University postdoc Bjørn Østman. When one gene comes under a new selection pressure, a population can respond by increasing the frequency of the better alleles. This can involve directional … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Coevolution of hyenas and their beneficial, odor-producing bacteria

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU postdoc Kevin Theis. My research, conducted in collaboration with Michigan State University and BEACON researchers Kay Holekamp, Tom Schmidt and Tracy Teal, lies at the intersection of two broad ideas … Continue reading

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