Lenski, Richard

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John Hannah Distinguished Professor of Microbial Ecology - Tenure System
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Richard Lenski and his group study the dynamics of phenotypic and genomic evolution in bacteria, viruses, and self-replicating computer programs. Their work includes the famous long-term evolution experiment with E. coli bacteria, which has been running for over 25 years and 60,000 generations.