Reading Assignment for February 4

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For our first meeting in 2009, we'll be reading the paper below.

A. Fleishner, A.R. Simonin, M.L. Glass. 2008. Cell Fusion in the Filamentous Fungus, Neurospora crassa. Methods in Molecular Biology vol. 475: Cell Fusion: Overviews and Methods.

Please read the whole paper, and come prepared to present and discuss the section to which you are assigned (see below). If you will not be able to attend on Wednesday at 1:25, please let us know so we can reassign your section.


1. Introduction, Christine
2. Vegetative Cell Fusion (Sections 2.1, 2.2), Stephen
3. Vegetative Cell Fusion (Section 2.3), Bradford
4. Sexual Fusion Sections 3, Section 4, Marin
5. Sexual Fusion Sections 4.1, 4.2, Tiffany
6. Physiological and Morph...(Section 5), Jacqueline

(Not everybody has an assignment every week)

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