How to turn a human into a fly - OLGA DUDCHENKO

The genetic information of a human cell, its genome, is densely packed into 23 pairs of chromosomes taking two meters of DNA and stuffing them into a tiny cellular structure, a cell nucleus, only a few micrometers in size. How chromosomes fold to fit inside the nuclei and whether chromosome packing in humans differers from that in other species? Come listed to the talk and find out!

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Olga Dudchenko 
Research Scientist, CTBP, Rice University, Assistant Professor (NTT), Mol. & Human Genetics/Aiden Lab, Baylor College of Medicine, rated by “Inovators Under 35” MIT Technology Review


Delivered on
14 March 2024