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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. Asics Gel-task Mt, Men’s Volleyball shoesZHRUI Waterproof Hiking shoes Men Quality Outdoor Antiskid Trekking shoes Breathable Hiking Hunting Boots (color Yellow, Size 6.5 UK)We 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,Puma Men's Sf Evo Cat Mid SneakerVans Rata Vulc, Men's Lace-Up FlatsDANDANJIE Men And Women Basketball shoes Couple Trainer Sneakers Running shoesWaterproof and Wearable Sandals Sports shoes Hiking shoes Beach shoes Anti-Skid Breathable 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. Nike Men's Court Royale (Gs) Low-Top Sneakers), then a trematode and a snail (e.g. Vans U Era (Hemp) Deep LIC, Unisex Adults’ Trainers), 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, FeiNianJSh Men's Matte Genuine Leather shoes Low Top Business shoes Hollow Carving Lace Up Breathable Lined Oxfordsand Clarks Men's Kyros Free Loafers). 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, YAXUAN shoes Men's Comfort shoes, Chunky Sneakers Artificial PU Fall & Winter Sporty Classic Sneakers Breathable Black blueeJoe's Jeans Men's Vince Combat Bootduring 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). New Balance Men's Mw1865v1 Multisport Indoor shoesTigergrip VISITOR PREMIUM XL Non Slip Overshoes Safety Footwear, X-Large (Pack of 1)Local 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? HAOYUXIANG Summer Sandals Men's leather set feet beach shoes hand-sewn men's cool tow (color Red brown, Size 43)Portwest Workwear Mens 5CX Boot S3And are they paying a significant cost for this evolved resistance?Diamond Supply Co. Men's Icon pink Low Top Sneaker shoes Black BlkTYX-SS Men'S Leather shoes Leather Business Casual shoes Pointed Breathable Set Foot Low shoes.

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).Dockers by Gerli 38se003-712, Men’s Low-Top SneakersYAYADI Men Adult Breathable Running shoes Mehs Sport shoes Athletic Walking Jogging Fitness Lace-Up Couple Sneakers Adidas Men's Kakari Sg Rugby shoesTHE NORTH FACE Men's Edgewood 7-inch Hi-Top TrainersThe 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: Camouflage shoes Winter Plus Velvet Cotton shoes Rubber shoes Men's Autumn and Winter Canvas shoesVans U Authentic (Suede) Zebra T, Unisex Adults’ Low-topfactors 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.

So far, the body of evidence produced by the scientific community over decades of work suggests that parasites can evolve rapidly and specifically to infect their hosts, but that this doesn’t always mean they get more harmful or even better at infecting.Summer Style Soft Light Beach Casual Male Sandals For Men shoes Quality Genuine Leather Walking Comfortable SandalGLSHI Men's Fashion Pointed shoes England Slip on Leather Comfortable Wedding shoes Casual Walking shoes There is also clear evidence that hosts respond by evolving increased resistance, and that this often comes at a cost such as decreased growth or reproduction. This ongoing coevolution, in which neither parasite nor host is winning the battle has been called ‘Red Queen’ dynamics, based on the idea from “Alice Through the Looking Glass” that you have to run as fast as you can just to stay in the same placeAdidas Men’s Gazelle Multisport Outdoor shoesEasy Go Shopping Men's Leather shoes Ankle Boots Casual Solid color for Pointed Toe Lacing Up High Top Boot Cricket shoes.Heeled shoes, Colour Light Brown, Brand Hangar, Model Heeled shoes Hangar 3885 Light BrownJUNBOSI Men's Casual Leather shoes Crocodile Pattern Loafers Driving shoes Casual Smart Moccasin Style UKSize 6-10 At last these ideas are beginning to be incorporated into the design and use of drug treatments (sometimes referred to as Darwinian Medicine) and used to build predictive models of disease spread in our increasingly-connected world. My work has taken advantage of a very powerful approach to address these questions by experimentally evolving hosts and parasites in the laboratory, Abeba 6763 Uni6 Occupational Low shoesCamel active Harbour 13, Men’s shoestherefore controlling for all the other “noise” out there in nature (Nebulus Men’s York Lace Up shoes).LOVDRAM Men's shoes Spring And Autumn Korean Men'S shoes Tide shoes Men'S Sports shoes Breathable Youth Mesh Running shoes Casual shoesGoodyear Men's Gyshu1500 Safety Trainers However,DeWalt Apprentice , Men's Safety Boots , Honey Nubuck , 4 UK (38 EU)Men's shoes Spring Single shoes in The UK Increased 6cm Casual shoes Korean Plate shoes I always try to go back to nature’s microcosm to find out whether what holds true in the lab can be used to explain what we see in the real world.Puma Men's Trainers Green Burnt Olive

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