PhD student Ryan McMinds publishes findings from the massive, computationally challenging GCMP dataset providing evidence that corals and their microbiomes co-evolved. In the study, Ryan and co-authors found found strong support for coral-microbe ‘phylosymbiosis,’ in which coral microbiome composition and richness is reflected in coral host’s evolutionary history.

Check out the details in the OSU College of Science story.

You can find the publication here in Nature Communications.