Thomas Bosch received the 2018 Robert E. Kane Lecture Award at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. The ceremony was held in the Pacific Biosciences Research Center. Click here to see the lecture “On the multiorganismic nature of life“
Tobias Rees (University of California, Berkeley) and Thomas Bosch (Kiel University) talk about the new understanding of the human microbiome and the unexpected insights into human health, development, and evolution
Our new paper in eLife (Hamada et al (2018) describes the fundamental mechanisms which control the evolutionary ancient symbiotic relationship between Chlorella algae and cnidarians for the first time.
To visualize the metaorganism we have developed a novel electronic tool: the interactive digital poster “Digital Meta” https://www.metaorganism-research.com/sciposter/ which provides insight into the complex interactions between hosts and microbes.
Tobias Rees (professor of anthropology at McGill University and director at Berggruen Institute in Los Angeles), Angela Douglas (professor of molecular biology and genetics at Cornell University), and Thomas Bosch have formulated in a joint essay, published February 22 2018 in PLOS Biology, on why the metaorganism concept demands a redefinition of the traditional concepts of the self.