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How to find us E. Boon, PhD

Research interests

I look at inference in biological and cultural evolution. I combine insights from philosophy of science with the expertise I acquired as a researcher in biology to ask how epistemic constraints shape the kinds of questions we ask in evolutionary sciences.

My work in biology centred on the use of genome information to delineate and study biological entities. As such, I worked in marine biology, speciation and population genetics, fungal genomics, microbial ecology and human microbiomics.

Publications

Considering intra-­individual genetic heterogeneity to understand biodiversity

Clinicopathological characteristics and outcome of 31 patients with ETV6-NTRK3 fusion gene confirmed (mammary analogue) secretory carcinoma of salivary glands

A remarkable journey: the story of evolution

BioMiCo: A supervised Bayesian model for inference of microbial community structure

Studying genome heterogeneity within the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungal cytoplasm

Allelic differences within and among sister spores of the arbuscular mycorrhizal fungus Glomus etunicatum suggest segregation at sporulation

Interactions in the microbiome: communities of organisms and communities of genes: Communities of organisms and communities of genes

The evolution of inter-genomic variation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi

Molecular biodiversity of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in trace metal-polluted soils

Intra-isolate genome variation in arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi persists in the transcriptome

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Press/media

Het Experiment: Afvallen met Bacteriën

When Science Gets Overhyped