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Jeremy Lynch

University of Illinois at Chicago
Dept.of Biological Sciences
900 S. Ashland Avenue, Room 4020
Chicago, ILLINOIS 60607


Taxa Studied: Invertebrate Animals
Techniques Employed: Degenerate PCR, Quantitative PCR (qPCR), Sanger Sequencing, Bioinformatics/Sequence Analysis, In Situ Hybridization, Antibody Staining, Epifluoresence Microscopy, Confocal Microscopy, Transgenesis, RNA interference(RNAi)
Research Description: My group is is interested in three major topics: 1) The generation and elaboration of patterning information during oogenesis among the insects 2)Dorsal-ventral patterning of the long germ embryo of the wasp Nasonia 3)Evolution of germline determination in insects, focusing again on the wasp Nasonia Additional insect species maintained and used in the group include the beetles Acanthoscelides obtectus, Callosobruchus maculatus, the bug Oncopeltus fasciatus, the cricket Gryllus bimaculatus, and the firebrat Thermobia domestica
Lab Web Page: http://www.uic.edu/depts/bios/faculty/Lynch/LynchJ.shtml
Willing to Host Undergraduates: YES
Actively Seeking Undergraduates: YES
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