Monday, October 26, 2015

BacterioFiles 235 - Dust DNA Detectives with Dr. Dunn

Rob Dunn, NC State University
This episode: I talk with Dr. Rob Dunn about his team's research into determining where a dust sample comes from based on the microbes present in it!

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Show notes:
News item/Journal Paper
The Dunn lab

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