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Spindle asymmetry drives non-Mendelian chromosome segregation

Posted by on December 20th, 2017

I studied molecular mechanisms of faithful chromosome segregation in mitosis and meiosis during my PhD and wanted to continue studying chromosome segregation but from a different angle. While looking for a postdoc lab, I learned about a phenomenon called meiotic drive where the selfish genetic element preferentially segregates into the egg during female meiosis in[…]