A primitive model for genetic recombination

Introduction: I’m taking a class in general genetics at the Technion, and there we learned about genetic recombination, and in particular, homologous chromosome crossover: a phenomenon where chromosomes exchange sections between themselves during meiosis. When this happens, some of the members of the population exhibit “recombinant genomes”, which are different than their parent genomes should … More A primitive model for genetic recombination

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I recently got back from a sixteen day vacation in Croatia. Croatia is a beautiful country, renowned for its lush forests, crystal lakes, stunning mountains, and dreamy coast. The natural thing to do, therefore, is to stay cooped up for almost two weeks in the Gymnasium of the small town of Požega, and teach three … More Our beautiful