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Peter Dearden

University of Otago
Biochemistry Department,
P.O. Box 56
Dunedin, Otago 9010
New Zealand

+64 3 479 7832

Taxa Studied: Invertebrate Animals, Vertebrate Animals
Techniques Employed: Degenerate PCR, Quantitative PCR (qPCR), Microarrays, Sanger Sequencing, 454 Pyrosequencing, Solexa (Illumina) Sequencing, Bioinformatics/Sequence Analysis, SNP Mapping, In Situ Hybridization, Antibody Staining, RNA interference(RNAi), Epifluoresence Microscopy, Confocal Microscopy, Time-Lapse Microscopy, Transgenesis
Research Description: My lab studies the evolution of developmental pathways using insects as model systems. We also study developmental plasticity in both invertebrate and vertebrate systems
Lab Web Page: http://biochem.otago.ac.nz/deardenlab/index.html
Willing to Host Undergraduates: YES
Actively Seeking Undergraduates: NO
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