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Recent reading: 4 March 2022
It’s now two weeks since I resumed in-person teaching, and so far, so good. It’s shockingly refreshing to actually interact with students directly, even with everyone masked, and to be able to just improvise with a specimen picked up on … Continue reading
Posted in adaptation, ecology, evolution, journal club Tagged milkweed, monarch butterflies, Muller's ratchet, mutualism, Red Queen, STRUCTURE Leave a comment
"It takes all the sequencing you can do, just to keep up with coevolution"
One of the most fundamental observations of evolution is that it never seems to stop. This is particularly true in host-pathogen coevolution, in which each species must adapt in response to the other. This constant evolution is the process biologists … Continue reading
Posted in Coevolution, genomics Tagged Caenorhabditis elegans, Red Queen Leave a comment