EEB Thursday Seminar: Genome variation and mutation in yeast mitochondrial genomes

Seminar Details
Thursday, March 29, 2018 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm


Weilong Hao, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
College of Liberal Arts & Sciences
Wayne State University


1200 Chemistry Dow Lab


Mitochondria are the powerhouse of the cell, and they encode their own DNA. Yeast mitochondrial DNAs are of striking difference in genome architectures and mutation rates. I will discuss some evolutionary and functional aspects of such fascinating variation regarding yeast mitochondrial DNAs