Hosts:Â Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt,Â and Elio Schaechter.
Vincent, Michael and ElioÂ focus on endosymbiosis: the rapid spread of Ricekttsia in whitefiles, and a metabolic patchwork in nested symbionts of mealybugs.
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Links for this episode:
- Nested symbiosis in mealybugs (Curr Bio)
- A bug in a bug in a bug (STC)
- Rapid spread of an endosymbiont in whitefly (Science)
- Instant evolution in whiteflies (UANews)
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