Reproductive Biology

From Yeast to Zebrafish, New Insight on Birth Defects and Miscarriage

January 17, 2019
In a study appearing in PLOS Genetics, Professor Sean Burgess and her colleagues highlight how mutations in a gene called spo11 can lead to zebrafish males that are infertile and females that produce offspring with developmental problems.

Bruce W. Draper

  • Associate Professor; Chair, Biochemistry, Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Biology Graduate Group
  • Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, College of Biological Sciences
Research Interests: Germline stem cells | Sex determination and maintenance of the adult sexual phenotype | Development of the early somatic gonad
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