Category Archives: BEACON Researchers at Work

BEACON Researchers at Work: Gene-phenotype interactions affect speed of adaptation

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho graduate student Tyler Hether. Evolutionary biology has historically approached the genetics of adaptation from two perspectives. From the genetic perspective, focus has been given to population dynamics … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Evolution makes software adaptive

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Chad Byers. Perhaps it is because 91% of US-based data center professionals checked “Yes” in a recent survey for whether their company had experienced an unplanned data outage in … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Constructing models for gene regulatory networks

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by North Carolina A&T graduate student Mina Moradi Kordmahalleh. The idea of bioinformatics and how an electrical engineer can work on this topic is quite new and interesting to me.  In … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Studying drug resistance in bacteria

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by University of Idaho postdoc Silvia Smith. Humans, like any other organism, impact their environment as their natural history unfolds. As the result of selection for increased brain size and improved … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Coping with Variable Environments

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Colin Kremer.  Imagine for a moment that you are a plant, animal, or microbe. Chances are good that the environment you live in (desert, forest, grassland, lake, even … Continue reading

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