Category Archives: mammal

Our group is participating in the SMBE Satellite Meeting on de novo gene birth

Cova Vara and Chris Papadopoulos have presented their research in this week’s Symposium on de novo genes celebrated in Texas A&M University (College Station, Nov 6-9 2023). The research aims to explore the evolution of new genes in populations and … Continue reading

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New genes and functional innovation in mammals

Many human genes have counterparts in distant species such as plants or bacteria. This is because they share a common origin, they were invented a long time ago in a primitive cell. However, there are some genes that do not … Continue reading

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