Algorithms for Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics (Gene Myers)
10 Nov 2022 - 10:00
Highlights Pearl oysters are an important animal for farming in Japan as they produce the beautiful pearls, which are of economic value. But, in the last 20 years, a combination of...
Type: Press release
22 Mar 2021 - 12:00
To a biologist who lived a few centuries ago, the biological world may have seemed confusingly diverse. Other than the fact of being alive, what did bacteria or a bonsai tree have in common with a...
Type: News Article
22 Mar 2021 - 09:54
Long strands of DNA that make up the genome are gathered into structures called chromosomes. The ends of the chromosomes, the telomeres, and the middle of the chromosomes, the centromeres, are filled...
22 Mar 2021 - 09:53
Paired-end shotgun sequencing works by first creating multiple copies of the human genome. Then, each copy of the genome is “shotgunned” into smaller fragments, with the breakages occurring at random...
22 Mar 2021 - 09:50
Professor Gene Myers leads the Algorithms for Ecological and Evolutionary Genomics Unit at OIST.