The Huck Institutes of the Life Sciences

Endangered lemurs' complete genomes are sequenced and analyzed for conservation efforts

Scientists including Huck Institutes affiliates George Perry and Webb Miller lead a research team that for the first time has sequenced and analyzed the complete genomes of three separate populations of aye-ayes in an effort to help guide conservation.

Read the article on Penn State Science.

George Perry, an assistant professor of anthropology and biology at Penn State, is a faculty member of the Huck Institutes' graduate programs in bioinformatics and genomics and genetics.

Webb Miller, a professor of biology and of computer science and engineering at Penn State, is a faculty member of the Huck Institutes' graduate program in bioinformatics and genomics and a researcher in the Center for Comparative Genomics and Bioinformatics.

http://science.psu.edu/news-and-events/2013-news/MillerPerry3-2013