- The interplay between intestinal bacteria and host metabolism in health and disease: lessons from Drosophila melanogaster
Drosophila Collection: Drosophila melanogaster is an ideal host in which to dissect the impact of intestinal microbes on host metabolism.
- Of mice, flies – and men? Comparing fungal infection models for large-scale screening efforts
Summary: Can the fitness of deletion mutants in a murine model be predicted by their virulence in Drosophila melanogaster? For a fungal pathogen, the answer is, mostly, yes.