Rethinking the Tree of Life

Even though lateral gene transfers tend to undermine this beloved metaphor, the underlying theory of evolution is very much intact

W. Ford Doolittle

Applying the Restaurant Hypothesis to Intestinal Microbiota

Anaerobes in mixed biofilms degrade polysaccharides, sharing locally prepared sugars with facultative anaerobes that also colonize the intestine

Tyrrell Conway and Paul S. Cohen

Developing Research-Based Undergraduate Microbiology Curricula

Redesigning undergraduate microbiology courses will better enable students to understand and solve problems within this discipline

Rachel E. A. Horak, Susan Merkel, and Amy L. Chang