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Burton Baker Lecturer – Geraldine Seydoux, PhD, Professor, Johns Hopkins...

Wednesday, September 10, 2014 - 15:00
Kellogg Biological Station (KBS)

The 2014 CDB Retreat will be September 12th and 13th at the...

Friday, September 12, 2014 - 08:30
2014 CDB Retreat
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - 12:00
Understanding how the Arabidopsis FRA1 kinesis guides cell wall assembly
BSRB Seminar Rooms A,B,C
Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - 12:00
Pathways and Mechanisms in Colorectal Tumorigenesis
BSRB Seminar Rooms A,B,C

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Biased DNA segregation in Drosophila male germline stem cells.

Lysine-specific demethylase 1 is a therapeutic target for fetal hemoglobin induction

Nonrandom sister chromatid segregation of sex chromosomes in Drosophila male germline stem cells.