The new Tree of Life!

A new view of the the tree of life

The rapid sequencing of new microbial genomes in recent years has left us wondering what has all this new data done to the tree of life.  To address this, a new paper that presents the new view of life diversity in the genomic era has just been published in Nature Microbiology.

This paper is a collaboration with many people namely Laura Hug and Jill Banfield (at UC Berkeley).Screen Shot 2016-03-21 at 4.33.36 PM

UC Berkeley press release

UT press release

Branching out

Carl Zimmer’s New York Times coverage

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