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“Transcription and transcriptional regulation in evolution and ageing"

“Transcription and transcriptional regulation in evolution and ageing"

Event Date
24 October 2019 - 12:00 to 13:00
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SCRM Seminar Room
Speaker Name
Dr Duncan Odom
Speaker Organisation
Regulatory Genomics and Cancer Evolution,Deutsches Krebsforschungszentrum, Heidelberg, Germany

Duncan Odom was an undergraduate student at New College of Florida, and obtained his PhD in Inorganic Chemistry from the California Institute of Technology. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Whitehead Institute / MIT between 2001 and 2006, developing novel genomics tools to explore transcription factor binding in eukaryotes. He established his independent laboratory at the University of Cambridge’s Cancer Research UK-Cambridge Institute in 2006. In 2019, his laboratory moved to the DKFZ in Heidelberg, Germany.