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Resurrecting Ancient Biomolecules

Origins of Life, Artificial Life, & Astrobiology (OoLALA) presents Amanda Garcia

Event Details

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
5 p.m.
H.F. DeLuca Forum, Discovery Building
The OoLALA Research Showcase (Celebrating Women in Origins of Life, Artificial Life, & Astrobiology) is a spring, 2019 lecture series sponsored by WISELI and WID.

Dr. Amanda Garcia is postdoctoral research associate at the University of Arizona-Tucson department of Molecular and Cellular Biology. Her research combines synthetic biology and directed evolution to study the origins of key metabolic pathways by resurrecting ancient enzymes and studying their behaviors in modern backgrounds.