Ecologists tracking bacterial movement between humans, animals

Tagging bacteria key to understanding antibiotic resistance.

Ecologists frequently tag animals in the wild, monitoring their movements and activities to gain a greater understanding of the species’ behaviors and lifestyle. Benjamin Koch is one of the first ecologists to propose doing the same with bacteria.

Koch, an assistant research professor in the Center for Ecosystem Science & Society (Ecoss) and the department of biological sciences at Northern Arizona University, led a team of biologists and ecologists to study antibiotic-resis

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