Lessons of Lager: Yeast Origin Becomes a Complex Tale

Lessons of Lager: Yeast Origin Becomes a Complex Tale

Terry Devitt
July 06, 2016

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CONTACT: Chris Todd Hittinger cthittinger@wisc.edu

Chris Todd Hittinger, a University of Wisconsin-Madison professor of genetics and one of the discoverers of the first Patagonian strain of S. eubayanus, and colleagues, have concluded in the July 6, 2016 edition of the journal Public Library of Science Genetics that the story of hybridization that fortuitously produced lager yeast is far more complex and potentially richer than first imagined.