Hosts: Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello
Guests: Ni-Chen ‘Sylvia’ Chang, Waring ‘Buck’ Trible, and Sean K. McKenzie
Buck and Sean join Vincent in New York, while Sylvia is with Nels in Salt Lake City to discuss the first mutant ant ever made: disruption of orco, a gene required for function of odorant receptors, causes defects in social behavior and fitness.
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- First ant mutants link odorant receptors and social behavior (bioRxiv)
- Kronauer Lab
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Nels – Urban Nature and What Makes a City Ant?
Vincent – Animations from WEHI
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