Gina Lewin, microbiologist and biofuels researcher, describes how a classroom bioprospecting lab activity connects to ongoing investigations into the enzymes produced by the fungi in leaf-cutter ant colonies.
Take a look at the GLBRC classroom activity: Bioprospecting for Cellulose-degrading Microbes.
Biodiversity & Evolution
Fermentation & Enzymes
ecology, symbiosis, bioprospecting, enzymes, evolution, biodiversity