Guest Speaker Susan Gasser

Heterochromatin in Development: Histone H3K9 Methylation in Repression and Sequestration of Repeat DNA

Event Host : Rob De Bruin

Speaker's affiliation Friedrich Miescher Institute for Biomedical Research, Basel, Switzerland

Monday, 2 February, 2015 - 16:00
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