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     We study the origin and evolution of complex genomes and RNA-mediated epigenetic inheritance, especially in the scrambled and fragmented genome of Oxytricha, featured on the January 2013 cover of PLoS Biology and various articles and blogs, such as this one.



Read a commentary or news story about our recent (December 2012) Cell article on piRNAs that protect the genome against DNA deletion.

or a news story about our 2009 Science paper on A Functional Role for Transposases in a Large Eukaryotic Genome.

or a news story about our 2008 Nature article on RNA-mediated epigenetic programming of a genome-rearrangement pathway
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or watch a clip about it on TV ! (YouTube)

Read about our lab at The Scientist.

 

Publications: all articles on PubMed

Laura Landweber, Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology (lfl@princeton.edu)
Guyot Hall room 223 (office), 323 (lab)
Princeton, NJ 08544-1003

Office telephone : 609-258-1947
Administrative assistant : 609-258-6820

 

Last updated: 12/07/12 by LFL

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