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BEACON Introductory Video

We are very pleased to share our new video introducing BEACON, some of our members, and examples of the work we do. Enjoy!

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Rich Lenski explains the Long Term Evolution Experiment [VIDEO]

In episode 61 of MicrobeWorld Video, filmed at the American Association for the Advancement of Science Meeting in Vancouver, Canada on February 17th, 2012, Dr. Stan Maloy talks with BEACON’s Richard Lenski Ph.D., Hannah Professor of Microbial Ecology, Michigan State … Continue reading

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Zachary Blount shows us evolution in action in E. coli

BEACON member Zachary Blount, formerly a graduate student and now a postdoc in Richard Lenski’s lab, is the lead author on a new paper in Nature describing the step-by-step process by which E. coli evolved the ability to consume citrate … Continue reading

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Watch a talk by BEACON’s Titus Brown

C. Titus Brown, “Streaming lossy compression of biological sequence data using probabilistic data structures.” A talk given at the Michigan State University Computer Science department on September 7, 2012.

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Evolution 101: Maternal Effects

This week’s Evolution 101 blog post is by MSU graduate student Emily Weigel. This is a moment to thank your mom. Mothers have more of an effect on their offspring than one might first think. In addition to the DNA, … Continue reading

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