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How lemur social networks shape microbial transmission

This post is by UT Austin graduate student Amanda Perofsky. Primates exhibit diverse ecological and behavioral patterns, ranging from solitary foragers to several hundred individuals, as in the multi-level societies of hamadryas baboons [1]. Many wild primates live in social … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: EDAMAME!

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU faculty member Ashley Shade. We received overwhelmingly positive feedback from our Explorations in Data Analysis for Metagenomic Advances in Microbial Ecology (EDAMAME) workshop last year, which was partially supported … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Of Milk and Microbes

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho graduate student Janet Williams.  Milk and microbes, what do these two things have to do with each other? For many years, milk was thought to be sterile … Continue reading

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