News

2022

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #15
Dr. Knut Drescher(University of Basel, Switzerland)
"Unicellular and multi-cellular stress responses in bacterial biofilms"

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #14
Dr. Hassan Salem(Max-Planck Institute for Biology, Germany)
"Microbial determinants of folivory in beetles"

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #13
Prof. Nancy Moran(University of Texas at Austin, USA)
"Evolution in Bacterial Gut Symbionts of Social Bees"

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #12
Prof. Christian Kost (University of Osnabrück, Germany)
“On the evolution of mutualistic cooperation within microbial communities”

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #11
Prof. Steve Perlman (University of Victoria, Canada)
“A tale of two symbionts: Hidden players in interactions between Drosophila and their nematode parasites”

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #10
Dr. Mahesh Desai (Luxembourg Institute of Health, Luxembourg)
“Leveraging diet to engineer the gut microbiome”

2021

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #09
Prof. Alex Wilson (University of Miami, USA)
“The Host/Symbiont Interface”

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #08
Prof. Thomas Bosch (University of Kiel, Germany)
“Spontaneous body wall contractions shape and stabilize the symbiotic microbiota in Hydra

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #07
Dr. John Beckmann(Auburn University, USA)
“Mechanisms of reproductive parasitism: How CI operons function, evolve, jump, and die”

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #06
Prof. John McCutcheon (Arizona State Univ., USA)
"The origins and endpoints of cell-in-cell symbioses"

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #05
Prof. Martin Kaltenpoth (Max Planck Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena, Germany) "Symbiotic microbes as driving forces of evolutionary innovation in beetles"

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #04
Prof. Kayla King (Univ. Oxford, UK)
"Microbial protection against infection: an evolutionary perspective"

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #03
Prof. John Glass (J. Craig Venter Institute, USA)
"Design, construction, and analysis of a synthetic minimal bacterial cell"

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #02
Dr. Mikhail Tikhonov (Washington Univ. St Louis, USA)
"Phenotypic plasticity across timescales: physiology, ecology and evolution"

ERATO Evolving Symbiosis Project International Seminar Series #01
Dr. Chih-Horng Kuo (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)
"Evolutionary and Functional Genomics of Symbiotic Bacteria"

2020

2019

ERATO FUKATSU Evolving Symbiosis Project Kick-off Meeting (closed) is held at AIST Tsukuba Central, Ibaraki, Japan.