Guest: Nicole King
Nicole joins Nels and Vincent to discuss the finding of her laboratory that multicellular development of choanoflagellates, the closest living relatives of animals, is regulated by bacterial lipids.
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- Nicole King on Twitter
- Choanoflagellate workshop
- Bacterial lipids regulate Salpingoeca development (PNAS)
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