Dr Michiel Vos Lecturer

Dr Michiel Vos is a lecturer in Microbiology who combines approaches from microbiology, evolutionary ecology and population genomics. He combines approaches from microbiology, evolutionary ecology and population genomics. Main research foci include bacterial genome evolution and the ecology of antibiotic resistance- and virulence genes.  Recent publications include:

S. Wielgoss. X. Didelot, R. R. Chaudhuri, X. Liu, G. D. Weedall, G. J. Velicer and M. Vos. A barrier to homologous recombination between sympatric strains of the cooperative soil bacterium Myxococcus xanthus. (2016) Advance online publication ISME J

B. Koskella and M. Vos. Adaptation in Natural Microbial Populations (2015). Annu Rev Ecol, Evol Syst 46.1: 503

M. Vos, M. Hesselman, T. Te Beek, M. van Passel, A. Eyre-Walker. Rates of Lateral Gene Transfer in Prokaryotes: high but why? (2015) Trends in Microbiology 23.10: 598-605.S

See the blog for updates on my work and that of colleague Will Gaze coastalpathogens.wordpress.com