Skip to main content

News & Events

Department News

 May 15, 2017

Jack Werren, the Nathaniel and Helen Wisch Professor of Biology, comments on new research on the genetics of the nematode.

A strain of wild Hawaiian worms has helped unmask long-studied genes as just plain selfish. The scammers beat the usual odds of inheritance and spread extra fast by making mother worms poison some of their offspring.