Results for "genetics"

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Bacteria Living in Bees: How They Interact and How They Affect Their Hosts

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We are working on bacterial gut symbionts that live in bees, with the goal of understanding how they affect the health of their hosts. The work involves growing bacterial cultures, inoculating bees with bacteria, and…

Evolutionary variation in genes, brains and behaviors

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The Phelps lab is broadly interested in animal social behavior, its brain mechanisms, and how those mechanisms evolve. We do a variety of work ranging from mechanisms of gene regulation to the fitness consequences of…