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Darwin's legacy in 21st century biology
Date:2/9/2009

ofessor of Microbiology, SOM.

Dr. Bette Korber, External Professor, Santa Fe Institute, Staff Scientist, Los Alamos National Laboratory. Evolution of HIV.

Dr. Susan Lindquist, Professor of Biology at MIT, Howard Hughes Medical Institute investigator. Molecular evolution.

Dr. Marjorie Oettinger, Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital. Regulation of recombination events during lymphoid development.

Lunch: 12:15 to 1:30

Dr. Haig Kazazian, Seymour Gray Professor of Molecular and Medical Genetics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Retrotransposons in humans.

Dr. Nancy Cox, Professor, Department of Human Genetics, Chief of the Section of Genetic Medicine University of Chicago. Genetic variation influencing susceptibility to complex disorders.

Dr. Sarah Tishkoff, David and Lyn Silfen University, Associate Professor (Penn Integrates Knowledge Professor) in the department of biology and the department of genetics, SOM. Human variation and disease.

Dr. Junhyong Kim, Professor of Biology, SAS, concluding remarks.


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