Seminars

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February 9, 2022

12:00pm, PST 158 HH and Zoom

Maria Rebolleda-Gomez
Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, UCI

" Can We Predict Changes in Microbial Communities?” "

Microbial communities are central in many ecological processes, from our own nutrition, to planetary level biochemical cycles. Ecological and evolutionary dynamics in these communities can be hard to predict, due to the roles of stochasticity and complex interactions between members. In this talk, I will argue that metabolic constraints provide an avenue to predict ecological and evolutionary dynamics in simple microbial communities.

Seminar will be presented live, in-person, in

Hershey Hall, Room 158

Seminar will also be live-streamed via Zoom


Host: EEB Graduate Students