One small step for the microbiome, one giant step for evolution. Are speciation microbiomes just as significant as speciation genes? Do biologists need to interrogate the hologenome theory of evolution at a much broader scale?
In this June 23, 2013 talk at the annual Evolution Meeting in Snowbird, Utah, I presented Robert Brucker's unpublished work from our lab.
ANIMAL SPECIATION & THE GUT MICROBIOME