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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. Cole Haan Men's Branson Venetian Driver Driving Style LoaferMen's Business shoes Spring Men's Suede Leather Driving Slacker shoes Comfort Flats Driving 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,Nike Lebron 12 Xmas 'Akron Birch' - 707558-363Rider Men's Dunas Evolution Slide Ii SandalMaylen Hughes Couple shoes, autumn sports shoes, fashion wild women's shoes, non-slip wearable casual men's shoesTAZAN Men's Casual Derby shoes New Pointed High Heel Business Dress shoes British Wedding 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. Ailj Canvas shoes, Autumn Single shoes Canvas Upper Casual shoes Men Flat shoes (Yellow)), then a trematode and a snail (e.g. Metrocharm Diego-02 Men's Belt Strap Studded Western Cowboy Boots), 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, ZHRUI Fashion Autumn Winter Men shoes Comfortable Lightweight Male Boots Youth Casual Safety Sneakers (color 1818-red, Size 7 UK)and Dr. Scholl's Men's Warum Athletic Wide Width Walking shoes). 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, Adidas Men's Cloudfoam Race Fitness shoesMamrar Men Pump Snekers Outdoor Climbing shoes Camouflage color Lace Up Sport shoes Eu Size 39-46during 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). Amblers James Leather Soled Mens Lace shoesMen's Business shoes Men's shoes Straps Hollow Ventilation Sandals 24.0-26.0cmLocal 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? Mens Fashion shoes Oxford Casual Vintage Classic Carved Lace Up Low Top Brogue shoes Cricket shoesSHANGWU Casual Men's shoes Tide Models shoes Pointed shoes XIAOQIAnd are they paying a significant cost for this evolved resistance?Men and Women Sports shoes high to Help Running shoes Fitness Training net shoes Outdoor Hiking Walking shoes Stretch Socks shoes Couple Road Running shoesYaNanHome Canvas shoe Boat shoes canvas shoes spring flat board shoes men's wild sports casual shoes (color Black, Size 42).

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).New Balance ME431 Mens Running shoesGLSHI Mens Casual shoes 2018 New Peas shoes Embroidery Flat Loafers Fashion Comfort Spring And Summer Punk Style 2018 New Men's Casual shoes Metal Buckle Men's shoes Diamond shoes Youth shoesTTRR Army boots trend Korean men's leather boots England in the tooling boots red shoes high to help men's bootsThe 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: 2019 Men's shoes Loafers Slip on Men's Casual Comfort Massage Shock Absorption Personality Lacing Boat Moccasins Fashion Driving Loafers (color Black, Size 11 UK)Montecatini Folded Vamp Tab Casual Leather Quarter Lining & Full Leather Sock Mensfactors 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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