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  • April 22, Noon
    Dr. Patrick Murphy

    “The Role of H2A.Z in Epigenetic Inheritance and Developmental Enhancer Activation”

    Hutchison Hall, Lander Auditorium
  • April 26, 3 p.m.
    Omid Saleh Ziabari

    "Parallel evolution of wings in aphids"

    Hutchison 316
  • April 29, Noon
    Dr. Danica Chen

    "Mitochondrial metabolic checkpoint, stem cell aging and rejuvenation"

    Hutchison Hall, Lander Auditorium
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Recent News

Meyer Lab Creates Artificial Mother-of-Pearl Using Bacteria

April 19, 2019

The strongest synthetic materials are often those that intentionally mimic nature.

Amanda Larracuente Recipient of National Science Foundation’s Prestigious Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award

April 11, 2019

Amanda Larracuente, an assistant professor of biology, will investigate the function and evolution o ...

Justin Fay Unravels the Origin Story of Beer Yeast

April 8, 2019

Justin Fay has brewed wine and beer from dozens of different types of yeast. But not necessarily for ...


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