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Jenny Graves

Jenny Graves has a highly acclaimed international reputation for her work in mammalian genetics and comparative genomics on Australian marsupials and monotremes. Her research has raised profound questions about fundamental human biological and mammalian evolution. She has made extensive groundbreaking discoveries relating to the cell cycle, control of DNA replication, evolution of the mammalian genome and the function and the evolution of sex chromosomes.

Professor Graves graduated from Adelaide University and received a Fulbright Award to undertake her PhD in molecular biology at the University of California in Berkeley. She was selected as the 2006 Laureate for the Asia Pacific Region L’Oreal–UNESCO Awards for Women in science.

Currently Jenny Graves is the Research Director at the Australian Research Council’s Centre for Kangaroo Genomics and Head of the Comparative Genomics Research Group at the Research School of Biological Science at the Australian National University (ANU).

Exploring weird Australian genomes
Science & Technology - 6/06/2006 - 3 comments

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