Tag Archives: modeling

BEACON Researchers at Work: Holey Fitness Landscapes

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU postdoc Bjørn Østman, and is also posted on his research website. What do real fitness landscapes look like? Do they look more like the image on the left, a nearly-neutral holey … Continue reading

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Evolution 101: Adaptive Dynamics Models and Game Theory

This week’s Evolution 101 blog post is by MSU undergrad Faisal Tameesh and MSU grad student Emily Weigel.  Mathematics developed from game theory has been used to study phenotypic evolution, or evolution in the way something “appears” or “behaves.” Particular … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Mathematical modeling of evolution

This week’s BEACON Researchers at Work post is by MSU graduate student Masoud Mirmomeni. I bet that the very first time you saw this kind of picture, an unconscious “ahh!” came out. Well, it worked on me. But now, I … Continue reading

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BEACON Researchers at Work: Spatial patterning in microbial communities

This week’s blog post is by Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center postdoc Babak Momeni. Synthetic communities may help us understand the biology of natural microbial communities. Microbial communities in nature are abundant, with amazing diversity and huge impact on life … Continue reading

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