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Making the right decision: repairing DNA breaks during C. elegans meiosis

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Synopsis: Diana Libuda, Ph.D./ Dept. of Developmental Biology/ Stanford Univeristy School of Medicine/ Stanford, CA
Start Time: Monday, October 28, 2013 12:00 PM
End Time: Monday, October 28, 2013 1:00 PM
Location: Life Sciences Building
Address: 145 Bevier Road
Campus: Busch
Room: Auditorium
City, State, Country: Piscataway, NJ US
Fee: n/a
Speaker: Diana Libuda, Ph.D.
Sponsor: Genetics Department
Category: Talk, Lecture, Seminar
Web Site: http://genetics.rutgers.edu/
Contact Name: Dr. Bryce Nickels
Contact Email: bnickels@waksman.rutgers.edu
Contact Phone: (848) 445-6852
Additional Information: Repair of DNA breaks with the appropriate chromosomal template is critical to maintain genomic integrity and to promote proper chromosome segregation during meiosis, the specialized cell division that generates sperm and eggs. My talk will focus on how meiotic chromosome structures both control and respond to particular DNA repair outcomes.
Target Audience: Current Students,  Researchers,  Visitors,  Commuters,  Donors & Supporters,  Undergraduate Students,  Graduate Students,  Prospective Students,  Faculty,  Staff,  Alumni,  General Public,  Parents & Families