Difference between revisions of "Nicholas Meyerson"

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[http://sawyerlab.colorado.edu/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]
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[https://molevol.mbl.edu/wiki/images/f/f8/PAMLtreetutorial.pdf A tutorial on editing tree files for branch isolation in PAML]
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*[https://molevol.mbl.edu/wiki/images/f/f8/PAMLtreetutorial.pdf A tutorial on editing tree files for branch isolation in PAML]

Revision as of 14:45, 21 July 2015

MolEvol2011: Experimenting with bathroom luminescence with Conor and Emily during our first year in the course
Oh you know... trying to cast a fireball spell at CSH Retroviruses 2012

Postdoctoral Fellow and Lab Manager of the Sawyer Lab

nrmeyerson@gmail.com

I specialize in evolutionary analyses using PAML and downstream functional analyses using various molecular genetics tools. Feel free to talk to me during or after the course about your ideas/concerns/confusions.

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
  • Ancestral state reconstruction of primate genes involved in the cross-species transmission of retroviruses to functionally test their role as barriers to zoonosis
  • 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)

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