Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Musings from Twitter on The Hologenome Concept of Evolution

The Hologenome is where Evolutionary Genetics meets Microbial Ecology.  It is an uncertain but exciting time for the view that the nuclear genome, cytoplasmic organelles, and microbiome form a coadapted aggregate called the "hologenome". New ideas are controversial, but only through a healthy dialogue of evidenced-based reasoning can we better fuse these two fields in the face of them being traditionally disparate... Let the conversation begin or continue depending on your familiarity with this emerging concept.

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