Microverse Seminar: Guest speaker Antonis Rokas


Guest speaker: Antonis Rokas, Vanderbilt University, Nashville (Tennessee)

Title: Evolving Moldy Murderers: Aspergillus as a Model for Studying the Repeated Evolution of Opportunistic Pathogenicity

Dr. Rokas’ research combines computational and experimental approaches to investigate the factors influencing phylogenetic accuracy and their usefulness in obtaining more robust phylogenies, the molecular origins of human pregnancy, and the molecular foundations of the fungal lifestyle.

Start time: 13:00

Place: Seminar Room Koch/Pasteur in A8 on HKI Campus

Also broadcast on Zoom!

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