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Jeff Tomberlin

Tomberlin, Jeff

Behavioral Ecology: Blowfly-Microbe Interaction

Blow flies develop on decomposing materials and transmit over 100 human pathogens. The Tomberlin Laboratory collaborates with the Tarone Lab examining the interactions between microbes and blow flies competing for these resources and the role these flies play in transporting these microbes into surrounding communities.

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