Jefferson Life Sciences Lecture- Small Wonder: Insights & Applications form 20 Years of Small RNA Analysis - May 12, 2023 - Time 4:00 pm - Mitchell Hall

The event is free and open to the public.

Blake Meyers
Professor
Blake Meyers

National Academy of Science Member
Former UD Faculty Member

 

Blake Meyers, from the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center and the University of Missouri, has pioneered the development and application of high-throughput DNA sequencing technologies to make fundamental discoveries about small RNAs — small molecules that act as “gene silencers” — and their impact on plant biology. His research has had wide application to crop improvement, including the development of new technologies for breeding hybrid crops. Join us on Monday, May 12, for a special lecture by this trailblazing scientist.

ABOUT BLAKE MEYERS

A former member of the UD faculty (2002–2015), Dr. Meyers is a principal investigator at the Donald Danforth Plant Science Center in St. Louis and a professor at the University of Missouri – Columbia. He is a Fellow of both the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Society of Plant Biologists. He was elected a member of the U.S. National Academy of Sciences in 2022.

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