This in turn led to our discovery that large genome inversions in bacteria and archaea are most common when they are symmetric around the origin of replication.
This may be my favorite paper from my entire career and I owe it all to Chlamydia.
Plus, there are all sorts of jokes one can make with the Giant Microbe Chlamydias like
andIronic I know but putting Chlamydia near my special place makes it awkward to go #ucdmicroboome pic.twitter.com/DR8eEJdDOA— Jonathan Eisen (@phylogenomics) October 27, 2017
It reminds me of when we all kept giving each other chlamydia with @phylogenomics 's 'Gut Check' game at #scifoo :D who doesn't love a free set of crabs lol! https://t.co/ltuxAbKFFC— Carin Anne Bondar (@carinbondar) February 14, 2018