Southern Genes

Breaking flies

Peter Dearden Oct 08, 2010

SM Morgan I am at the point in my PhD studies where I am ordering pre-made mutant lines of flies from the US to test out some of the results I found early in my research. It is amazing that we can do this — and for so remarkably little expense. There are vast warehouses in the States and … Read More

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So you’re missing 10 genes, no big deal!

Peter Dearden Oct 06, 2010

Mary Gray, PhD student, Clinical Genetics Research Group As part of my PhD from time to time I have the opportunity to screen small cohorts of patients for medium to small scale genetic changes (called copy number variations), in the hopes of finding something new that may explain the patient’s disease and tell us something about what the involved gene … Read More

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The Career Session, Part III

Peter Dearden Sep 23, 2010

The Career Session, Part III. — SM Morgan Guest speakers: Julia Horsfield and Peter Dearden. — Thus follows the final round up of all the wisdom and advice given at the ‘career path’ Genetics Otago postgrad monthly colloquium. Last time we left at the most current point of Peter Dearden’s career path, and a discussion of academic job applications. Read More

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The Career Session, Part II

Peter Dearden Sep 22, 2010

The Career Session, Part II. — SM Morgan Guest speakers: Julia Horsfield and Peter Dearden. — Associate Professor Peter Dearden, Principal Investigator of the Lab for Evolution & Development and Director of Genetics Otago was our second guest speaker for the ‘career path’ discussion at the Genetics Otago postgrad colloquia meeting in August; on a side note — … Read More

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