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Seminar: Hashim Al-Hashimi (Duke)

February 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Hashim AL- Hashimi Seminar Speaker

Hashim Al-Hashimi, PhD  

Al-Hashimi Receives 2020 Prestigious National Academy of Sciences Award in Molecular Biology

James B. Duke Professor of Biochemistry

Director, Duke Center for RNA Biology

Duke University School of Medicine

Host: Ron Swanstrom

“DNA Dynamics Driven Mutagenesis: How DNA Contributes to it’s Own Copying Errors”

Abstract:

Mutations drive evolution and cause diseases such as cancer.  But what causes mutations? In this lecture, I will advance a new perspective in which the dynamics of the base pairs in the DNA double helix play an important role determining when, where, and to what extent mutations occur.

Details

Date:
February 4
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Bioinformatics 1131
130 Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 United States
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Organizer

Jamie Desoto
Phone:
919-843-9986
Email:
Jamie_Desoto@unc.edu