Bacterial and environmental cues are determinants of host-cell morphology and behavior in the squid-vibrio symbiosis
Dr. Elizabeth Heath-Heckman

Bacterial and environmental cues are determinants of host-cell morphology and behavior in the squid-vibrio symbiosis […]

Mike Alfaro

I am interested in understanding why different groups of vertebrates-animals with backbones-have very unequal diversity-vastly different numbers of species.For example, there are about 10,000 bird species but only 23 crocodilians. This is an old question, but it is very exciting that with modern tools allowing us to sequence the base pairs in the DNA of individual genes, we can get some answers. [ read more]

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