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The Taub Faculty of Computer Science Events and Talks

Bioinformatics Forum: Deciphering and Modeling the Gene Translation Code and Its Evolution via a Multidisciplinary Approach
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Tamir Tuller (Laboratory of Computational Systems Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv)
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Wednesday, 04.07.2012, 15:30
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Taub 701
Gene translation is a central process in all living organisms. Thus, developing a better understanding of this complex process and its computational modeling have ramifications to every biomedical discipline. We develop computational models of gene translation and employ evolutionary systems biology approaches to study how its efficiency is encoded in the transcripts. The talk will include details about our models and several very recent discoveries about the way evolution shapes the translation efficiency of transcripts.