emergence and evolution of bacterial pathogens
Since the dawn of humanity, bacteria have devised numerous ways to effectively colonize us.
Our primary scientific interest lies at the interface between molecular evolution and pathogenesis.
Ecological diversification reveals routes of pathogen emergence in endemic Vibrio vulnificus populations
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Jeonglim Choi joins the team as a Master’s student in Biotechnology.
In their paper published today in PNAS, Mario and Jane dissect the molecular adaptations and ecological factors that facilitate the emergence of pathogenic bacteria. Read
This summary covers various aspects of the pathogen, the disease, and prevention and treatment options.