Jul 29, 2021 • 1HR 4M

Jason Munshi-South: rats and evolution

A biologist who studies the genomics and ecology of brown rats

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Jason Munshi-South is a biologist who studies a creature many of us have an ambivalent relationship to, the rat. His lab is at Fordham University, in the New York City area. Jason is an “urban ecologist,” so he studies the wildlife in and around cities. This is what drew him to the rat. Or, to be more frank, there was public demand for him to study rats…

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