Seminars & Symposia

2021

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"

World Microbe Forum Symposium
"Bacterial Interactions and Symbiosis"

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"