Wednesday Nite @ the Lab
"Darwin Day Speaker: Sex, cells, evolution: The molecular origins of meiosis & its sometimes strange natural history" by John Logsdon, University of Iowa
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
The speaker will discuss ongoing research from my group that illuminates the molecular natural history of sex and meiosis. We are studying diverse biological systems that appear, in various ways, to be exceptions to many "rules" in sexual biology. Using data gathered from studies of these various organisms, we ask and attempt to answer some of the following questions: When did sex & meiosis arise? How and from what prior function(s) did sex & meiosis derive? How has sex subsequently evolved?
Free and open to the public