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Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology

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The Sars International Centre for Marine Molecular Biology, created in 1997, studies the basic biological processes in marine organisms using functional and comparative molecular methods. It is since 2003 a partner of the European Molecular Biology Laboratory  (EMBL).

Sars centre guest seminars
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Jan 31

Aissam Ikmi, EMBL Heidelberg

"Deciphering the drivers of morphogenesis at the organismal scale"

WELCOME TO THE SARS-FANG CENTRE AT THE OCEAN UNIVERSITY OF CHINA !
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SARS CENTRE AND SARS-FANG CENTRE

The Sars-Fang Centre, a new institute at the Ocean University of China, will perform leading research in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology. It results from a major co-operative agreement with the University of Bergen, which will contribute both scientifically and financially to the...

Publications
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New Intron Splicing Code Revealed in Tunicates

A Sars study shows an extraordinary case in which >90% introns have unusual and highly variable splice sites. A new splicing code appeared, which required an evolution of the splicing machinery.

"Cteno X-mas" by Eva Lena Nordmann
Jan 29

Trial Lecture - Océane Tournière

Assigned topic: Nervous system origin and evolution: focus on the ctenophores

Sars centre guest seminars
David McClay
Feb 21

David McClay, Trinity College of Arts and Sciences, Duke University

Title: "Top down and Bottom up approaches to understand morphogenesis”