Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Evolution of microbial systems for defense and offense: CRISPR and far beyond"

Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar: "Evolution of microbial systems for defense and offense: CRISPR and far beyond"

Feb 13
12 - 1 p.m.
Barker Hall
101
Speaker: 
Eugene Koonin
Sponsored by: 
Plant and Microbial Biology, Department of
Description: 
Dr. Koonin is the Senior Investigator at the National Center for Biotechnology Information. He is known primarily for his research on genome evolution, especially in microbes and viruses, host-parasite coevolution, and more specifically, functions and evolution of CRISPR-Cas systems. Koonin received his PhD in Molecular Biology in 1983 from the Department of Biology, Moscow State University....