June, 2021

What we are reading in June, 2021

By: César Marín and Mathu Malar C.

This month in what we are reading, César Marín interviews Mathu Malar, postdoc at the University of Ottawa will tell us about the genome of a very interesting AMF species, Geosiphon pyriformis, its relationship with Nostoc, and the emergence of the AM symbiosis.

Her article “The genome of Geosiphon pyriformis reveals ancestral traits linked to the emergence of the arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis” can be found here: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2021.01.058

Check the interview here:

Link to the video: https://youtu.be/NxV0YcPGkDU

If you have any questions to Mathu, please leave a comment or write to her directly!

We welcome your input and feedback, and any constructive contributions you wish to make. If you would like to share one of your recent publications, please contact us and we will schedule a short interview.