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Alkaline Hypersaline Lakes as Analogs for Ancient Microbial Habitats on Mars part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This site features a scientific article associated with the Mars Global Surveyor Project, reporting data collected from a study analyzing Mono Lake as a terrestrial analog to Mars. The study is ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Biogeochemistry, Astrobiology, Microbiology, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science:Mars:Life on Mars, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Diversity
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Extreme Environments: Alkaline, Hypersaline
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

OCN750: Microbial Biogeography part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains the reading list for a graduate seminar course in microbial biogeography. Readings are grouped by topic, such as ecological theory, phylogeography, fine- or large-scale patterns. ...
Subject: Biology: Environmental Science:Ecosystems:Ecology, Environmental Science:Ecosystems, Environmental Science, Ecosystems:Biodiversity, Habitats, Biology, Geoscience:Biogeosciences , Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Diversity:Censuses, Biology:Diversity, Ecology, Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Microbiology
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Pedagogic Resources, Course Information:Goals/Syllabi, Course Information, Course Site
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

The Last Universal Common Ancestor (LUCA), Simple or Complex? part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a PDF version of an article that focuses on the difficulties inherent in attempting to root the tree of life and establish the nature of the last universal common ancestor (LUCA) using ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Molecular Biology, Microbiology, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Evolution, Biology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14), Introductory Level

The universal ancestor part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a PDF copy of the article in which Carl Woese describes his genetic annealing model for the universal ancestor of life. Topics covered include definition of genetic annealing and evolutionary ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Chemistry, Biology, Evolution:Processes, Patterns, Biology:Diversity, Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

The bacterial species definition in the genomic era part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a research article published in The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (2006). The authors use a comparative genomics approach to evaluate the current bacterial species ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Biology:Molecular Biology, Biology, Microbiology, Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Evolution, Diversity, Evolution:Principles, Patterns
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional

Allopatric origins of microbial species part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a review article about microbial biogeography and speciation published in The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (2006). The author focuses specifically on the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Processes, Biology:Molecular Biology, Biology, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Microbiology, Ecology:Metabolism, Biology:Ecology, Ecology:Habitats, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional

Lateral gene transfers and the evolution eukaryotes: theories and data part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a review article about the role of lateral gene transfer in eukaryotic evolution. It was published in 2002 and provides good perspective on ideas that had/were changing at the time of ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biology, Evolution:Processes, Patterns, Biology:Evolution, Evolution:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Scientific Resources, Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Recombination confounds interpretations of Wolbachia evolution. part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains a research article about Wolbachia evolution published in 2001. The authors present evidence of recombination between Wolbachia strains based on phylogenetic analyses. This ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Patterns, Bioinformatics, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, Evolution:Principles, Biology:Molecular Biology, Evolution, Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Parasitism, Mutualism
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), College Upper (15-16)

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This is an article published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences in 2006. The authors used a new high-throughput DNA sequencing technology to show that marine microbial communities ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Evolution:Bioinformatics, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology, Molecular Biology, Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology :Field Methods , Biology:Ecology, Diversity:Censuses, Biology:Diversity, Ecology:Habitats, Habitats:Marine, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16), College Lower (13-14)

Two faces of the prokaryote concept part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a review article from International Microbiology (2006) which explores the history and future of the prokaryote concept. Topics covered include the seminal 1962 'Concept of a bacterium' ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biology, Evolution:Patterns, Principles, Biology:Diversity, Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Bibliography, Scientific Resources, Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)