Monthly Archives: December 2013

Parallel evolution on a Petri dish

How predictable can evolution be? This question is surely hard to answer. Even the smallest bacterial genomes have hundred of thousands of nucleotides that can be mutated and the genotypic space to explore can be huge. Moreover, even in a … Continue reading

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Modeling microbiome dynamics

Recent advances in DNA sequencing and metagenomics are opening a window into the human microbiome, and revealing novel associations between microbes, health and disease. But most microbiome studies are cross-sectional and lack a mechanistic understanding of this ecosystem. We developed … Continue reading

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