Genomic EvoDevo Lab

How did Multicellularity Evolve?


Our model organisms

Creolimax fragrantissima disseminating offspring filmed by Hiroshi Suga ©multicellgenomelab

Capsaspora owczarzaki creeping on the dish bottom ©multicellgenomelab


C. fragrantissima growing live cell with a cytoplasmic structure highlighted
(red: an intracellular structure, green: cytoplasm)

Marker X

C. fragrantissima  live cell
(red: unpublished marker gene, green: cytoplasm)

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C. owczarzaki live cell with a certain gene overexpressed
(red: gene anonymous, green: cytoplasm)