Tag Archives: Gabriel Perron

Paper out: No effect of natural transformation on the evolution of resistance to bacteriophages in the Acinetobacter baylyi model system

A long time coming, but the results obtained in NERC-funded research on evolutionary benefits (or lack thereof) of bacterial transformation have now been published. The work was carried out mainly by research tech Amy McLeman, who has since started her … Continue reading

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two visitors

Last week, we had the pleasure to have Gabriel Perron (University of Ottawa) and Pål Jarle Johnsen (University of Tromsø) over for a visit. They both gave super seminar talks and took their time to interact with lab members. We also … Continue reading

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Tromsø

Last week I had the pleasure of being the guest of Pål Jarle Johnsen at the University of Tromsø, the northernmost university in the world. I have recently been awarded a NERC ‘pump priming’ grant on incipient bacterial speciation for … Continue reading

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always have a plan B!

From the Royal Society’s 2010 report ‘The Scientific Century’ via Athene Donald’s blog (via Gabriel Perron via Adam Dunn), which features a highly interesting discussion on what this graph means.

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