How CRISPR helps answer basic questions in biology: from crustacean limbs to butterfly wings
with Dr. Nipam Patel
Saturday June 16, 2018 at 11:00 AM
100 Genetics and Plant Biology, UC Berkeley
Nipam Patel is a professor in the Molecular & Cell Biology Department at the University of California, Berkeley. His research program centers on the study of the evolution of development mechanisms with a focus on the genes that regulate segmentation and regionalization of the body plan. Another major area of research in the lab centers on investigating the function of the Drosophila segmentation genes during neuronal development and understanding how these genes may have contributed to the evolution of neural complexity.