Seminar John Bowman (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia) 22nd October 12:30

“Why all eukaryotes have homeodomain genes; a view from land plants”   One innovation of eukaryotes is sex, which establishes a life cycle alternating between haploid (one set of chromosomes) and diploid (two sets) phases. The transition from haploid to diploid is via fertilization while that from diploid to haploid is via meiosis. In several […]