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Interview to Magda Gayà-Vidal about her work on primate comparative genomics

On August 29 Magda Gayà-Vidal was interviewed at El Punt Avui TV to talk about the results obtained in her master thesis carried out in the Evolutionary Genomics group. She explained the main findings in the paper, including the identification … Continue reading

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Video on the evolution of orphan genes

The video explains how new genes originate. Whereas many genes are formed by duplication of preexisting genes others arise directly from genomic regions by still poorly understood mechanisms. The latter genes are called orphan genes and represent radically new evolutionary … Continue reading

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