The philosophy of the Biology Department is to create an environment in which many areas of biology are represented, and interactions with a diverse group of colleagues provide opportunities to broaden your thinking and make connections between different fields and scientific approaches.

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Function of junk: satellite DNA in chromosome organization and gene expression?

Dr. Yukiko Yamashita, University of Michigan
- | Austrian Auditorium | Clinical Research Building

Satellite DNA is a simple repetitive DNA found abundantly in the eukaryotic genomes, comprising more than 50% of the genome in some species. Despite its abundance, it has been mostly regarded as…


Erol Akcay, Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania
- | Tedori Family Auditorium, Levin Building


Michael Nachman, Ph.D., UC Berkeley
- | Tedori Family Auditorium, Levin Building