Understanding Images: How genetic makeup of a ‘roommate’ can influence health Author: Amelie Baud, European Molecular Biology Laboratory, European Bioinformatics Institute, Wellcome Genome Campus, Hinxton, United Kingdom Competing Interests: Amelie Baud is an author of
Author: Jamy C. Peng, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, Memphis, Tennessee, USA Competing Interests: Jamy C. Peng is an author of the article discussed in this blog. The survival of a species relies on
Author: Meiling Yang, Institute of Zoology, Chinese Academy of Sciences Competing Interests: Meiling Yang is an author of the article discussed in this blog. Image Credit: Le Kang, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China.
Fungi are essential elements of all ecosystems and provide many important services, most notably decomposition. While the classic role of fungi is in breaking down organic matter, fungi are incredibly varied and diverse, with members
The PLOS Genetics Editors-in-Chief and Senior Editors would like to congratulate: Santiago Naranjo, Justin D. Smith, Carlo G. Artieri, Mian Zhang, Yiqi Zhou, Michael E. Palmer and Hunter B. Fraser, authors of the article chosen
Why do we accept just one banana variety in Western supermarkets? It’s unsustainable and threatens livelihoods and food security. By Gert HJ Kema, Professor of Tropical Phytopathology, Wageningen University and Research Center, Wageningen, the Netherlands.
As part of its mission to encourage engagement within the genetics community, PLOS Genetics is sponsoring a number of conferences and meetings this year. In order to raise awareness about these conferences and the researchers
0000-0002-6177-577X Author: Galadriel Hovel-Miner, George Washington University, Washington DC, United States. Competing Interests: Galadriel Hovel-Miner is an author of the article discussed in this blog. Image Credit: Mark Field, University of Cambridge Every pathogen
With the launch of the PLOS Genetics Research Prize 2016, I talked to João Barroso-Batista, one of the first authors of last year’s winning article. João is a PhD student and a member of the
0000-0002-6177-577XAuthor: David A. Marques, University of Bern and Eawag, Kastanienbaum, Switzerland. Competing interests: David A. Marques is an author of the article discussed in this blog. More than 150 years have passed since Darwin