TWiM presents a protocol for evolving caffeine-tolerant yeast by high school students in the home, and how predator-prey dynamics change when multiple bacteria grow together in biofilms.
Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Michael Schmidt, Michele Swanson, and Petra Levin
Guest: Mark O. Martin
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Links for this episode:
- Caffeine-tolerant yeast selected at home (microPub Biology)
- yEvo Lab
- Vision and change in undergraduate biology (NAS)
- CURE in a box (JMBE)
- EvolvingStem: Evolution-in-action curriculum (BMC)
- Spatial ecology of predation (PNAS)
- Predatory bacteria: From curiosity to curative (Trends Micro)
- Combating antimicrobial resistance with predatory Bdellovibrio (YouTube)
- Bdellovibrio attacking E.coli (YouTube)
- From one, many (YouTube)
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