Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Who wins in bacteria - amoebae symbioses?"

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Who wins in bacteria - amoebae symbioses?"

Feb 19
12 - 1 p.m.
Barker Hall
101
Speaker: 
Joan Strassmann
Sponsored by: 
Plant and Microbial Biology, Department of
Description: 
Strassmann’s work investigates cooperative alliances that have occurred at several important steps in the evolution of life, and have proven evolutionarily and ecologically very successful. Studying how these alliances came to be, how conflicts are subsumed into cooperation, what conflicts remain, and how they influence sociality comprise her dominant research interests.