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Toby Kiers by Webmaster Keynote speakers Rise of the Fungi 2020-01-14 13:39:05
 

keynote speaker in session 6 “Fungal evolution and ecology”. Title: Underground fungal trade markets in nature
VU professor (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam) Toby Kiers will be one of the keynote speakers at the Westerdijk Institute 2020 Spring Symposium “Rise of the Fungi”. Toby Kiers investigates how cooperation between species evolves and persists. Her recent work focuses on resource trading between plants and fungi and how complex ‘biological markets’ dominate the underground. She is interested in when and why organisms defect from cooperation, and how cheating strategies emerge in nature. More information: tobykiers.com