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IGERT Program in Comparative Genomics

University of Arizona

Abstract

Research in the life sciences is undergoing a radical transformation. With the complete genome sequences of many organisms now available, scientists can begin to tackle fundamental questions that were previously intractable. Where do new genes come from? Which genes make us uniquely human? What functions are associated with different regions… more »

Contributions[?]

Project members' contributions to the library and showcase are listed here.
Title Category Type Posted At
Picking Up on the Smell of Evolution Showcase IGERT Story 05/19/15
Evolution of herbivory in Drosophilidae linked to loss of behaviors, antennal responses, odorant receptors, and ancestral diet Library Student research 05/19/15
'Problems in Genomics' course Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Bi-weekly discussion group guided by trainees Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
University-wide research presentations by trainees Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Programming tool for evolutionary tree relationship discovery Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainees teach biotechnology class at high school Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Trainee develops new Olympiad event, 'phyloinformatics' Showcase Achievement 11/19/13
Improving the Quality of Protein Sequence Alignments by Estimating their Accuracy NSF IGERT 2013 Video & Poster Competition Video & Poster 05/20/13
Microbial Diversity in Sonoran Desert Soils Showcase Highlight 12/18/12