The multi-organismic nature of life ( V )

Thomas Bosch interviews the leading experts in the emerging field of metaorganism research

In a series of short interviews Thomas Bosch talks in the Collaborative Research Center “Origin and function of Metaorganisms” with leading experts in symbiosis research which have initiated a paradigm shift in the Life Sciences: organisms, health and disease are fundamentally multiorganismic.

on Ancient DNA and Tracing Ancestral Holobionts
(Hendrik Poinar, McMaster University)


Prof. Hendrik Poinar of McMaster University lines out how ‘time travel’ via ancient DNA-studies helps to unravel the evolution of early ancestral holobionts.