Alexander J Bajorek

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Microbial systems have become the preferred testing grounds for experimental work on the evolution of traits that benefit other group members. This work, based on conceptual and theoretical models of frequency-dependent selection within populations, has proven fruitful in terms of understanding the dynamics of group beneficial or 'public goods' traits(More)
Emergence of antibiotic-resistant bacteria threatens the continued efficacy of many critical drugs used to treat serious infections. What if such resistant organisms could also act as altruists and "share" their resistance with sensitive cohorts without any actual genetic exchange? We competed resistant strains that differ solely in their ability to secrete(More)
BACKGROUND A significant proportion of burn injury patients are admitted to inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs). There is increasing interest in the use of functional variables, such as cognition, in predicting IRF outcomes. Cognitive impairment is an important cause of disability in the burn injury population, yet its relationship to IRF outcomes(More)
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