The Reptile Gut Microbiome and Its Role in Host Evolution

Last updated 30th Aug 2017
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A pinboard by Timothy Colston

Postdoctoral Researcher, The George Washington University

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I study how micro-organisms living in and on reptiles influence host ecology and evolution.

Vertebrates are metagenomic organisms; they are not only composed not only of their own genetic material, but also that of their associated microbial communities. The majority of these microorganis...