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We focus primarily on how plant-microbiome, plant-pathogen, and bacteria-phage interactions occur, both as model systems for understanding fundamental principles and with the aim of leveraging these findings for design of novel disease management strategies. LEDLFIE Men's Leather shoes Business Pointed Dress shoesNike Men's 844839-100 Basketball shoesWe integrate ecological and evolutionary thinking with cutting-edge microbiological and molecular approaches to gain insight to microbiome establishment and function, within-microbiome interactions, and the role that microbiota and phages play in shaping disease. For more information on ongoing research projects, look here.

The Koskella lab at our end-of-semester lab lunch (May 2019)

A brief introduction to the lab and our recent research:

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I am an evolutionary ecologist interested in how species interactions influence genetic diversity within populations, diversity between populations, and species diversity at the community level. By combining evolutionary theory on coevolution, population dynamics, and infection genetics,JUNBOSI Men's Fashion Leather shoes - Men's Leather Lace-up Wedding Business Dress shoes - Yellow Black Burgundy UK Sizes 6-10Nunn Bush Mens Fifth Ave Plain ToeShukun Men's boots Autumn And Winter Martin Boots High To Help Men'S shoes Tooling Retro Round Head Casual WildZQ@QXWinter leather Add cotton shoes men's shoes retro one pedal oversized code casual shoes I directly test the underlying assumptions and predicted outcomes of host-pathogen and microbial interactions through the lens of human health and agricultural sustainability.

My previous work was primarily focused on host – parasite coevolution; first between a smut fungus and a plant (e.g. Eyeones Men's Women's Lightweight Quick Drying Mesh Aqua Slip-on Water shoes Perfect Match for Waterproof Phone Case,44 EU = Men 10.5 D(M) US Women 12 B(M) US,Black White-586cu), then a trematode and a snail (e.g. Converse Men's Cons CTAS Pro Shield Canvas OX), and most recently between bacteriophage viruses and the bacteria they infect, which are themselves parasites of plants (e.g. if phages are locally adapted to bacteria, Faguo Hosta, Unisex Adults’ Lowand Dr Comfort Carter Men's Therapeutic Diabetic Extra Depth shoes Lycra Velcro). The types of fundamental questions I’ve address are:

1) How do pathogens/parasites adapt to better infect their hosts? And at what scale / speed are they capable of adapting?

Meaden, S., & Koskella, B. (2017). Adaptation of the pathogen, Pseudomonas syringae, Bata Industrials 81629653009 Traxx 23, S1P QuattroTech TPU sole Safety shoesLacoste Fairlead 316 1 SPM Blackduring experimental evolution on a native vs. alternative host plant. Molecular ecology, 26(7), 1790-1801.

Koskella, B. (2014). Bacteria-phage interactions across time and space: merging local adaptation and time-shift experiments to understand phage evolution. The American Naturalist, 184(S1), S9-S21.

Koskella, B., Thompson, J. N., Preston, G. M., & Buckling, A. (2011). Altra Mens Provision 3-M Provision 3Jump 75 USA Zeus Fashion shoesLocal biotic environment shapes the spatial scale of bacteriophage adaptation to bacteria. The American Naturalist, 177(4), 440-451.

Greischar, M. A., & Koskella, B. (2007). A synthesis of experimental work on parasite local adaptation. Ecology Letters, 10(5), 418-434.

2) How do hosts respond to this adaptation (i.e. coevolve) and become more resistant to their local pathogens/parasites? IGI & CO 3101911 bluee shoes Men Derby Sportive Elegant Print Braided LeatherSparco shoes Basse Sneakers men grey (Mansfield)And are they paying a significant cost for this evolved resistance?WZG New men's shoes Bullock youth popular shoes engraved England wind men's business shoes casual leather shoes leather shoes black 9.5 , brown , 43Cofra 55180-000.W47 Size 47 Esalen S3 CI SRC Safety shoes - Brown.

Koskella, B., & Parr, N. (2015). The evolution of bacterial resistance against bacteriophages in the horse chestnut phyllosphere is general across both space and time. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. B, 370(1675), 20140297.

Meaden, S., Paszkiewicz, K., & Koskella, B. (2015). The cost of phage resistance in a plant pathogenic bacterium is context‐dependent. Evolution, 69(5), 1321-1328.

Koskella, B. (2013). Phage-mediated selection on microbiota of a long-lived host. Current Biology, 23(13), 1256-1260.

Koskella, B., Lin, D. M., Buckling, A., & Thompson, J. N. (2011).Küchenschuhe Kochschuhe Ababa 2610 BlackID Men's Casual Genuine Leather Lace up Fashion Sneakers with Dual color Sole Vans Sneaker Men Iso 2 + SneakersCaterpillar Mens Holton Leather Goodyear Welted Safety BootThe costs of evolving resistance in heterogeneous parasite environments. Proceedings of the Royal Society of London B: Biological Sciences, rspb20112259.

3) Can antagonistic coevolution lead to increased diversity? For example, do pathogens/parasites preferentially target common hosts (i.e. the hosts that are the most fit) and therefore impose a rare-host advantage?

Morella, N. M., Gomez, A. L., Wang, G., Leung, M. S., & Koskella, B. (2018). The impact of bacteriophages on phyllosphere bacterial abundance and composition. Molecular ecology, 27(8), 2025-2038.

Koskella, B., & Lively, C. M. (2009). Evidence for negative frequency‐dependent selection during experimental coevolution of a freshwater snail and a sterilizing trematode. Evolution: International Journal of Organic Evolution, 63(9), 2213-2221.

and 4) Does this coevolution among hosts and parasites matter to human health, agriculture, and conservation? Can we use our understanding about when and how pathogens and commensals evolve to design better treatments and to predict and prevent the spread of diseases?

Koskella, B., & Taylor, T. B. (2018). Multifaceted impacts of bacteriophages in the plant microbiome. Annual review of phytopathology, 56, 361-380.

Lin, D., & Koskella, B. (2015). Friend and foe: Sperry Top-Sider Endeavor Suede Boat shoesVANS - Old Skool - (Soft Suede) Ebony True Whitefactors influencing the movement of the bacterium Helicobacter pylori along the parasitism–mutualism continuum. Evolutionary applications, 8(1), 9-22.

Meaden, S., & Koskella, B. (2013). Exploring the risks of phage application in the environment. Frontiers in microbiology, 4, 358.

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