What’s new at BEACON?
- Programmer/developer job opening for Avida-ED project. See http://avida-ed.msu.edu for details.
- New issue of the BEACON Buzz available!
- Postdoc position offered on the Avida-ED digital evolution education project
- MSU announces search for John R. Koza Endowed Chair in Genetic Programming
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BEACON Researchers at Work: Coach, Put me on the bench! A Novice’s Journey into Old-Fashioned Experimental Evolution
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog is by MSU graduate student Jay Bundy. As a kid I played a lot of basketball. I loved almost everything about the game. But there was one thing I hated: spending time riding … Continue reading
A new Science paper from the Lenski lab is generating lots of buzz! Facebook’s popular page “I F*ing Love Science” sums up the Long-Term Evolution Experiment in this infographic: From the MSU press release: There’s no peak in sight – … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU postdoc Noah Ribeck. We are all taught the basic tenet of evolution by natural selection: occasionally an individual is born with a mutation that improves its chances of having … Continue reading
This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work blog post is by MSU postdoc Zachary Blount. I love big questions. I tend to walk around, my head in the clouds, questions flitting through my head. I admit that I have walked into … Continue reading
This blog post is by MSU postdoc Zachary Blount. Once upon a time, at a university far from MSU, Richard Lenski, my boss, founded twelve populations of E. coli from a single clone called REL606. And so began the E. … Continue reading