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Month: September 2017

This Nematode Has Survived 18 Million Years Without Sex

This Nematode Has Survived 18 Million Years Without Sex

For the first time, scientists at New York University and Duke have sequenced the genome of a worm whose lineage has survived 18 million years without having sex. It’s one of the oldest known living lineages of an asexual animal, and how it escaped the evolutionary dead end that asexual species normally meet is a mystery. … Or it was, until its genome was studied by NYU Biology’s Helene Fradin, David Fitch, and Karin Kiontke, as well as NYU Abu…

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First Workshop on Parasitic Nematodes – NYUAD

First Workshop on Parasitic Nematodes – NYUAD

Abu Dhabi, UAE, Thursday 4 January – Saturday 6 January 2018 The purpose of this First workshop on parasitic nematodes is to bring together experts from the C. elegans and parasite biology communities to foster interaction and cross-fertilization of ideas between researchers in these related fields. This workshop is the first of its kind in the region, and it presents 5 sessions on cutting-edge research on major topics, including: i) parasitic models; ii) development, behavior,and host interactions; iii) natural variation…

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Molecular Advancements toward Precision Medicine – Bench 2 Bedside

Molecular Advancements toward Precision Medicine – Bench 2 Bedside

Join the MEMBS Congress, ​a leading event in the Middle East for networking, research and development, excellence, and innovation in Molecular Biology (diagnostic & research). ​​Th​is event will take place in Abu Dhabi​-​Zayed University Convention Center ​​1st Nov – 4th Nov. Please contact Enas Qudeimat (enas.qudeimat nyu.edu) for details regarding poster submission before September 10th!  

NYU Biology Seminar Series

NYU Biology Seminar Series

Calling all biologists! The CGSB is hosting screenings of NYU Biology’s Seminar Series on Sundays at 12pm in ERB #116. Join our colleagues on the Square to learn about the work of scientists at Harvard, MIT, Cornell, and more. The Fall 2017 program will be updated on an ongoing basis as new talks become available. Sep. 10: Sevinc Ercan, NYU Biology: Regulation of eukaryotic genome organization and function Sep. 17: Jessica Tyler, Cornell Medical: The influence of epigenetics on aging…

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