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- "Are great tits adapting to urban life? From phenotypic to (epi)genetic divergence"January 21, 2022 — 3 p.m.Virtual location
- “Watching yeast evolution in real time in the brewery”January 24, 2022 — NoonVirtual location
- “A peek into biotechnology: The science, life, and career progression”January 31, 2022 — NoonVirtual location
December 2, 2021
“This year’s iGEM team tackled a problem that has a huge impact on society,” says ...
November 5, 2021
Anne S. Meyer, an associate professor of biology at the University of Rochester, and her collaborato ...
October 27, 2021
Elaine Sia’s first experience teaching came as a graduate student at the Columbia University M ...
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I am currently working in the Bergstralh Lab, studying spindle orientation in Drosophila epithelial cells. When cells divide, a group of proteins guide the mitotic spindle into its correct position...Read more >
More evidence of an evolutionary ‘arms race’ between genes and selfish genetic elements
Christina Muirhead, a computational biologist and population geneticist in the lab of Daven Presgraves, further proves genes develop weapons to combat ‘parasites’ that litter the human genome.Continue Reading
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