Month: January 2022

Hanlon Lab: To Be or Not to Be Chromosome

What determines our species – our membership in team Homo sapiens? Or our assigned gender at birth? In part, we are classified by our chromosomes – the supramolecular assemblies that organize our genomes. How chromosomes are passed down through generations, and the consequences of defects in chromosome dynamics on health and evolution are amongst the […]

Erceg Lab: Chromosomes in 3D – No VR Needed

Everywhere we look, everything is different. The Universe itself is filled with galaxies and stars that are patchily distributed. Even mathematics is not immune from diversity as some sets of infinities are larger than others. However, most of the familiar diversity, or heterogeneity we encounter every day is biological, from the people we meet to […]