Julie joins the TWiM team to reveal how microbiome and gut anatomy of a wood-feeding beetle promotes lignocellulose deconstruction, and bacteria that degrade PET plastic.
Guest: Julie Wolf
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Links for this episode
- How wood-feeding beetles deconstruct lignocellulose (PNAS)
- Bacteria that degrade PET plastic (Micr Res Ann)
- Microbiology resource of the month (ASM)
- Morgan Vague’s TED talk
- Pacific garbage patch (Pacific Beach Coal)
- NOAA marine debris program
- National Geographic’s Planet or Plastic Campaign
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- Letters read on TWiM 202
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