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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)

Hydrothermal Vents: Hot Spots Of Microbial Diversity part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page contains a popular press article about a recent study of marine microbial diversity. It summarizes the major findings of the study and discusses the novel methodology used. There are also ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Microbiology:Methods of Microbiology , Methods of Microbiology :Molecular Methods, Biology:Molecular Biology, Biology, :Ecology:Habitats:Marine, Biology:Microbiology, Diversity, Ecology, Diversity:Censuses, Biology:Ecology:Habitats
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Collection, Overview/Reference Work, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Informal, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

It Takes Teamwork: How Endosymbiosis Changed Life on Earth part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This page is the beginning of a six-page tutorial on endosymbiosis and the evolution of eukaryotic organelles. Topics covered include definitions of symbiotic relationships, differences between ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Biology, :Evolution:Principles, Biology:Evolution, Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Symbiotic Relations:Mutualism, Commensalism, Parasitism
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Audio/Visual, Computer Applications, Activities:Classroom Activity, Activities
Grade Level: High School (9-12), Middle (6-8)

One Species' Genome Discovered Inside Another's part of SERC Web Resource Collection

According to this online article, scientists have discovered a copy of the genome of the bacterial parasite Wolbachia residing inside the genome of its host species. It explains that lateral gene ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Molecular Biology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Ecology
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Animations/Video
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), General Public, Graduate/Professional, High School (9-12), College Lower (13-14)

Evolution: Infectious Speciation part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This Nature news article summarizes reports that the infectious bacterium Wolbachia acts as a reproductive barrier to gene exchange in its host. The article reviews the nature of Wolbachia and ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Principles, Biology:Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14)

Eukaryotic microbes, species recognition and the geographic limits of species: examples from the kingdom Fungi part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This is a review article about fungal biogeography published in The Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London (2006). The authors advance the ideas that (a) the perceived geographic ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Patterns, Processes, Biology, :Evolution:Principles, Biology:Microbiology, Evolution, Diversity, Ecology, Ecology:Principles
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Overview/Reference Work, Bibliography, Scientific Resources
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)

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

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)

part of SERC Web Resource Collection

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 , 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)

The parasitic bacterium Wolbachia and the origin of the eukaryotic cell part of SERC Web Resource Collection

This scientific abstract analyzes the relationships between eukaryotes and alphaproteobacteria, specifically Wolbachia pipientis, as a key in understanding the rise of mitochondria leading to the ...
Subject: Biology: Biology:Evolution:Processes, Biology:Microbiology, Biology, :Evolution:Patterns, Principles, Biology:Ecology, Ecology:Symbiotic Relations, Biology:Evolution
Resource Type: Scientific Resources:Research Results
Grade Level: College Upper (15-16), Graduate/Professional, College Lower (13-14), High School (9-12)

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