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EEB Thursday Seminar: Insights into ecology and evolution of microbial populations through single-amino acid variants

A. Murat Eren, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, and the Committee on Microbiology; The University of Chicago
Thursday, September 13, 2018
4:00-5:00 PM
1060 Biological Sciences Building Map
Neither the mechanisms by which genomic heterogeneity emerges within naturally occurring microbial populations, nor how it drives the partitioning of ecological niches are well understood. Yet the increasing number of environmental metagenomes with astonishing depth of sequencing offer new opportunities to investigate evolutionary processes acting upon them, and link genomic variation to predicted tertiary structures of genes to gain biochemical insights.

Cosponsored by Michigan Institute for Computational Discovery and Engineering

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Building: Biological Sciences Building
Event Type: Lecture / Discussion
Tags: Biology, Biosciences, Ecology, Lecture, Natural Sciences, Research, Science
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