Month: July 2012
WCB will be held at 4:00PM-5:00PM Friday, July 27th. The paper we will be discussing (Venken et al 2011) outlines the MIMIC lines a exciting new transgenic resource. The link is below: http://www.nature.com/nmeth/journal/v8/n9/full/nmeth.1662.html
Really interesting story coming out of the Heliconius genome:
A few months ago, we had a little seat-of-the-pants discussion of the (macro)evolution of CNS and sensory systems in arthropods. If you want to follow up on that, here is a little review:
Hey everybody, the first summer meeting of the WCB club is this Friday, 4-5 pm. Artyom will talk about the following paper:
As many in our lab know, identifying homologous/orthologous genes in sister species is tedious process that even with decades of research, still generates vast uncertainty, which in turn, confounds downstream analyses (and is a pain to be honest).
Here are two recent papers that try to address the issue: