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Department of Biology | Lund University

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May 26, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

Smell Disease

Using the sense of smells in insects to understand the function of human disease genes With the advance of genome-wide association studies (GWAS) in …
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February 14, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

How do yeasts cheat cell death when loosing the telomerase?

Telomeres are specialized structures that define the ends of eukaryotic chromosomes and are essential for keeping their integrity and genome stability. The principal mechanism …
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January 28, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

Phenotyping songbird migratory behaviour with computer vision

The project aims at characterising the migratory phenotype of different species of songbirds by developing automated video processing algorithms to track multiple behavioural features …
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January 27, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

Find the genes involved in infant death syndrome

Sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS) or cot death is the leading cause of death among US infants under 1 year of age accounting for …
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January 27, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

Is it evolutionary better to be rich or poor?

How genes deal with questions of GC richness Most Eukaryotic genomes consists of junk DNA, which has function. Yet, the nucleotides of this junk …
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January 27, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

Who moved my nucleotides?

The evolutionary consequence of genome organization Most Eukaryotic genomes consists of junk DNA, which has function. Yet, the nucleotides of this junk DNA exhibit …
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January 27, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

Catching a serial killer with genomic tools

Develop methods to identify crime suspects (I) The identification of Joseph James DeAngelo (age 73), known as the “Golden State Killer,” who was found …
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January 27, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

Catching a serial killer with microbiome

Develop methods to identify crime suspects (II) The identification of Joseph James DeAngelo (age 73), known as the “Golden State Killer,” who was found …
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January 27, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

Determine the relationships of Neanderthals and humans

Explore the usage of bioinformatic tools used to study this question using population genetic databases The origins of the Neanderthals and their relationships with …
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January 27, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

How and when did we colonize the world?

Employ a bioinformatic tools developed at our lab and elsewhere to study human migration and settlement while addressing fundamental questions about society. Recent studies …
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January 24, 2020 | Lotta Persmark

Evolutionary shifts in songbird immunity

It has been shown that songbirds living in temperate regions have less diverse pathogen recognition genes than those living in tropical regions. This is …
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