About Magdalena Skipper
I am a geneticist by training. Having done research using classical genetics and molecular biology in a variety of model organisms I left the bench to become an editor, first for Nature Reviews Genetics and then Nature. I have worked with the research community as an editor, in a variety of roles, for over 17 years
A new paper in Nature entitles Diet-induced extinctions in the gut microbiota compound over generations - a transgenerational gut microbiome study
A new interesting paper in the New Phytologist
"Mixing natural isolates of the pathogenic bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa shows that the formation of biofilm is a response to antibiotic stress from competing genotypes."
Nature Reviews Microbiology Research Highlight - Electrifying long-range signalling
An interesting example of host's adaptation to its niche being facilitated by its microbiome