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MCB Seminar Series: Dr. Munira Basrai

Tuesday, March 30, 2021
3:30pm – 4:30pm

Storrs Campus

Dr. Munira Basrai, Senior Investigator, Genetics Branch, National Institutes of Health

Host: Dr. Barbara Mellone

"Molecular mechanisms for preventing chromosomal instability in yeast and human cells"

Summary: Centromeric histone H3 variant CENP-A is essential for chromosome segregation. Mislocalization of CENP-A contributes to chromosomal instability in yeast and human cells.

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Molecular and Cell Biology (primary), College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, EEB Related Events, Physiology & Neurobiology

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