Director's Seminar Series: The hidden layer of RNA regulation in human development

Date & time

4pm 28 May 2013


RN Robertson Theatre, R.N. Robertson Building (46), Linnaeus Way, ANU


Professor John Mattick
Director, Garvan Institute of Medical Research,

It appears that the genetic programming of humans and other complex organisms has been misunderstood for the past 50
years, because of the assumption that most genetic information is transacted by proteins. Surprisingly, the human genome contains only about 20,000 protein-coding genes, similar in number and with largely orthologous functions as those in nematodes..[...]

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