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October 2022

Why Do Germline Mutation Rates Depend on Sex and Age?

October 14, 2022 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall
Madison, WI 53706 United States
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Join us in the Wisconsin Idea Room at the UW-Madison Education Building for the Hilldale Lecture in the Biological Sciences! Germline mutation is the source of all heritable differences and therefore of fundamental importance. In mammals, it has long been appreciated that mutation rates are higher in fathers, particularly older fathers. The textbook view is that these patterns reflect replication errors that accrue during spermatogenesis. Molly Przeworski, professor of biological sciences and systems biology at Columbia University, will present multiple…

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