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EEB Virtual Seminar: Genomic approaches into regulatory genetic variation

Frank Albert, University of Minnesota, Assistant Professor
Thursday, October 29, 2020
3:00-4:00 PM
https://umich.zoom.us/j/96493703266 Off Campus Location
Individual genomes carry many DNA sequence variants that alter gene expression. This regulatory variation shapes phenotypic traits within species and can fuel evolutionary change. My laboratory uses the yeast Saccharomyces cerevisiae to answer fundamental questions about regulatory variation. In this seminar, I will present our recent results on the distribution of regulatory variation across the genome, the identity of causal DNA nucleotides that act in cis and in trans, and the genetic basis of variation in protein versus mRNA abundance.
Building: Off Campus Location
Location: Virtual
Event Type: Workshop / Seminar
Tags: Biology, Biosciences, Bsbsigns, Science
Source: Happening @ Michigan from Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Department of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Program in Biology, EEB Thursday Seminars