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Tag Archives: host-parasite coevolution
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho postdoc Wesley Loftie-Eaton. I stumbled into the world of plasmids at my alma mater, the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. My advisor, Prof. D. E. Rawlings, … Continue reading
This post and video is by postdoc Bjørn Østman and graduate student Randy Olson, both at Michigan State University. The fitness landscape is the framework for thinking about evolutionary processes the same way the phylogenetic tree is how we think about … Continue reading
This BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Luis Zaman. In my first BEACON blog post, I wrote about how we study the diversity producing effects of host-parasite coevolution in Avida. I used a traffic jam … Continue reading
This week’s Evolution 101 Post is by MSU graduate student Alita Burmeister. Hollywood loves a good parasite story—from zombies and vampires to Alien and Star Trek II — nothing creeps audiences out like a parasitic infection that controls its host’s … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU graduate student Luis Zaman. Enjoy! We’ve all been stuck in stand-still traffic on the highway. Slowly people start exiting to use a newly found alternate route. Unfortunately, this detour … Continue reading