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Gee Research Blog

Male Promiscuity Boosts Role of Chance in Sex Chromosome Evolution

Thu, 19 Mar 2015 15:02:31 +0000

Humans, like all mammals and birds, determine sex with chromosomes. Whether a fertilised egg develops into a male or female depends on what chromosomes it carries Scientists have long recognised that genes evolve a little differently on the sex chromosomes, and recent research in GEE suggests this may be due to differing patterns of inheritance […]

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Sloths Move Slow, Evolve Fast

Wed, 11 Mar 2015 18:20:41 +0000

Sloths might be notorious for their leisurely pace of life, but research published last year shows they are no slow coaches when it comes to evolution. Sloths, as we know and love them, are small, slow-moving creatures found in the trees of tropical rainforests. But modern sloths are pretty odd compared to their extinct relatives. […]

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Write About Research – A GEE Research Blog Competition

Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:28:43 +0000

The GEE Research blog communicates UCL science with a wider, non-specialist audience, by providing short summaries of recent research in the department of UCL Genetics, Evolution and Environment. This provides an opportunity to engage with a broad audience, including other academics, students, members of the public, and even businesses and policy-makers. It is a great […]

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Was Fermentation Key to Yeast Diversification?

Tue, 17 Feb 2015 15:30:43 +0000

From bread to beer, yeast has shaped our diets and our recreation for centuries. Recent research in GEE shows how humans have shaped the evolution of this important microorganism. As well as revealing the evolutionary origins of modern fission yeast, the new study published in Nature Genetics this month shows how techniques developed for detecting […]

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Planning for the Future – Resilience to Extreme Weather

Thu, 15 Jan 2015 15:13:14 +0000

As climate change progresses, extreme weather events are set to increase in frequency, costing billions and causing immeasurable harm to lives and livelihoods. GEE’s Professor Georgina Mace contributed to the recent Royal Society report on “Resilience to Extreme Weather”, which predicts the future impacts of increasing extreme weather events, and evaluates potential strategies for improving […]

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Member of staff with web link & title e-mail (@ucl.ac.uk) Phone Bldg/Rm
Prof John Allen
 ucbtfal    
 Dr Chris Barnes
(CDB)
 christopher.barnes  (3)7712  
Professor Jeremy Brockes FRS (SMB)
j.brockes
(3)4483  
Dr Louise Cramer (CDB)
l.cramer  (3)7260  LMCB
Prof Susan Evans (CDB)
Professor of Vertebrate Morphology and Palaeontology
s.e.evans
 (3)9966  A
Prof John Galloway
Honorary Professor
     

Prof Richard Goldstein

(Infection & Immunity)

r.goldstein
020 3108 2206
C
Professor William (Bill) James
whjames@waitrose.com    

Prof Chris Kay

(SMB)

c.kay  (3)7312  D
Dr Saul Purton (SMB)
Reader in Molecular Phycology
s.purton  (3)2675  D
Prof Peter Rich (SMB)
Professor of Bioenergetics
p.rich  (3)7746  D
Prof Bill Richardson (WIBR)
Professor of Biology
w.richardson  (4)6729  C3.4.05

Dr Joanne Santini

(SMB)

j.santini  (3)0629  D & Birkbeck
Prof Mark Wilkinson
Honorary Professor
     
Prof John Wood (WIBR)
Professor of Molecular Neurobiology
j.wood  (4)6954  C

Dr Yoshiyuki Yamamoto

(CDB)


yoshiyuki.yamamoto

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