Developmental Biology of a Simple Organism: Part 3: Stochasticity and Cell Fate (25:03)

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Part III presents research showing that B. subtilis uses a bet hedging strategy for coping with uncertainty.

Developmental Biology of a Simple Organism: Part 2: New Research on Multicellularity (18:13)

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Part II presents research on the capacity of B. subtilis cells to form architecturally complex communities.

Developmental Biology of a Simple Organism by Richard Losick, April 2008 - Part 1: How Bacillus Subtilis Makes a Spore (28:57)

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How do simple cells differentiate, assemble into communities, and cope with change? Losick's seminar addresses these questions in the spore-forming bacterium Bacillus subtilis. Part I is an overview of how B. subtilis makes a spore.

For further information see: http://www.ascb.org/ibioseminars/Losick/Losick1.cfm