Our lab is co-hosting Fulbright stipendiate Punidan Jeyasingh during his stay in Jyväskylä
Proud to co-host Punidan D. Jeyasingh's stay at Finland for this autumn #fullbright
Check out our latest results from Biology Letters and learn that bacterial virulence is changed according to what they eat. Ketola T., Mikonranta L., Laakso J. & Mappes J.: Different food sources elicit fast changes to bacterial virulence. Biology Letters, 2016. 12: 20150660. http://dx.doi.org/10.1098/rsbl.2015.0660 (link)
After 2 hours of roasting Kati (right) with questions opponent Prof. Jacintha Ellers (middle) and Custos/supervisor (Tarmo, left) enjoying well deserved sparkling.
Today, MSc Kati Saarinen has been granted a permission to defend her thesis: The evolution of temperature tolerance and invasiveness in a fluctuating environment. YAY! Final climax for 4 years of work at 8.1.2016. Prof. Jacintha Ellers will act as an opponent. Thanks to pre-examiners for their good job; Marjo Saastamoinen & Alex Jousset.
4 Abstracts submitted from our group to @OIKOS2016. Waiting for exiting meeting in Turku. ca. 14 years since finishing up my genetics studies at UTU. Time flies! #old_fart
Roghaieh's first paper on F. columnaris population structure (or lack of it) in BMC microbiology: http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2180/15/243
lots of ATGC... "Filename: Serratia_marcescens_final-consensus.zip" has arrived. YAY!!