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==Nicholas R. Meyerson==
 
==Nicholas R. Meyerson==
 
Graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin under the mentorship of [[Sara_Sawyer|Dr. Sara Sawyer]]
 
Graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin under the mentorship of [[Sara_Sawyer|Dr. Sara Sawyer]]
 
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==Research Interests==
 
==Research Interests==
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*Discovering novel antiviral restriction factors in primates using PAML positive selection analysis
 
*Discovering novel antiviral restriction factors in primates using PAML positive selection analysis
 
*Probing the fate of duplicated genes by constructing chimeras from deeply divergent species (i.e. fungi and archaea)
 
*Probing the fate of duplicated genes by constructing chimeras from deeply divergent species (i.e. fungi and archaea)
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==Links==
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[http://web.biosci.utexas.edu/sawyer/Sawyer_Lab_Website/Home.html The Sawyer Lab]
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[http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0966842X11000540 Two stepping through time: mammals and viruses]

Revision as of 17:39, 22 July 2012

Nick hammin' it up at MBL 2011

Nicholas R. Meyerson

Graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin under the mentorship of Dr. Sara Sawyer

Research Interests

  • Understanding the evolutionary trajectory of primate genes involved in host-virus interactions
  • Functionally characterizing the consequences of rapidly evolving codons during viral replication using mammalian tissue culture
  • Discovering novel antiviral restriction factors in primates using PAML positive selection analysis
  • Probing the fate of duplicated genes by constructing chimeras from deeply divergent species (i.e. fungi and archaea)

Links

The Sawyer Lab

Two stepping through time: mammals and viruses