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Associate Professor of Biology Tamara Davis Receives $300,000 NSF Grant to Fund Genetic Research

Posted June 12, 2012
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Bryn Mawr College Associate Professor of Biology Tamara Davis was recently awarded a National Science Foundation grant of nearly $300,000 to support her research in genomic imprinting. Broadly understood, genomic imprinting is the phenomenon by which a subset of genes is expressed solely from one of the two parental alleles−that is, either the copy inherited […]

Bryn Mawr Biologist Looks at Genetic Redundancy in Nature Article

Posted June 16, 2010
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Assistant Professor of Biology Greg Davis is among the authors of the article “Phenotypic Robustness Conferred by Apparently Redundant Transcriptional Enhancers,” which was recently published by the journal Nature. Davis and the other researchers looked to see if changes in temperature had any effect on apparently redundant transcriptional enhancers involved in the embryonic development of […]

Darwin’s Ancestors Exhibition to Open Thursday, Oct. 22, With Lecture on Early Geneticists

Posted October 15, 2009
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The new exhibition Darwin’s Ancestors: Tracing the Origins of the “Origin of Species,” will open on Thursday, Oct. 22, with a lecture by Swarthmore College Professor of Biology Scott Gilbert, titled “Disagreements among Friends: How T. H. Morgan and E. B. Wilson’s Agreeing to Disagree Helped Establish Genetics and the Modern Synthesis.” Read more»