TWiEVO 94: A bacteria, a phage, and a selfish element walk into a cryptomonad

September 29, 2023

Nels and Vincent take apart an amazing symbiosis consisting of two bacteria, one bacteriophage, and seven different genomes all within a single-celled alga.

Hosts: Nels Elde and Vincent Racaniello

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