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Ancient Bloodsuckers, Disposable Genes, and What It All Means

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Air date: Tuesday, April 17, 2018, 2:00:00 PM
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Description: NIGMS Early Career Investigator Lecture

Jeramiah Smith, Assistant Professor of biology at the University of Kentucky, will present the 3rd annual NIGMS Early Career Investigator Lecture. He will reveal new insights into the cellular mechanisms underlying programmed DNA loss in sea lampreys. These ancient vertebrates eliminate 20 percent of their genomic DNA during early development. Such large-scale deletion events, important in vertebrate evolution, may help us understand human genome reprogramming and pluripotency. The talk aims to engage young people, so undergraduates and other students are welcome. Additional information is available at https://www.nigms.nih.gov/News/meetings/Pages/2018-eci.aspx.

For more information go to https://www.nigms.nih.gov/News/meetings/Pages/2018-eci.aspx
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Author: Jeramiah Smith, Assistant Professor of Biology, University of Kentucky
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