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Biology is fundamental to our changing world. The 21st century challenge for our students, our scholars, and the greater society is to understand our place in this changing world and to create fundamental knowledge for informed policies, economies, and social structure.

Upcoming Events



The role of RNAi in defending sex chromosome conflict

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Intragenomic conflicts are fueled by rapidly evolving selfish genetic elements, which emerge intrinsically within genomes. If left unchecked, these can be disastrous to the individual and/or the population…



Seminar with Dr. Corey Harwell

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https://neuro.hms.harvard.edu/faculty-staff/corey-harwell



Mutualism: What Do We Know, and Where Do We Go From Here?

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In this talk, I review the history of the study of mutualism, a field that has only coalesced in the past twenty years. I will identify six major research directions. I will then present our own recent work on one…

Due the COVID-19 epidemic, the University of Pennsylvania has limited on-campus activities. As such, our team will be working remotely until further notice. If you need assistance, please send an email to biology@sas.upenn.edu, and we will happily assist you in a virtual format. For immediate service during normal working hours (M-F, 9am to 5pm) our phones are operational.

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