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May 2014 Newsletter

Biology is the study of life and living things, from single cells to vast ecosystems. At the University of Rochester, the department of biology is united by its interest in genetics and commitment to research.

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Vera Gorbunova appointed Doris Johns Cherry Professor
November 6, 2014
The Doris Johns Cherry Professorship was established in July 2006.
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Are Male Brains Wired to Ignore Food for Sex?
October 17, 2014
Choosing between two good things can be tough.
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Less effective DNA repair process takes over as mice age
September 11, 2014
Process may explain why damaged DNA contributes to cancer and other age-related illnesses.
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"Ancient origin of a Mollusc sex pheromone via lateral gene transfer"
January 30, 2015
Hutchison 316
Longjun Wu
University of Rochester
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