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Jumping genes: a Q-and-A with geneticist Meixia Zhao

Geneticist and computational biologist, Meixia Zhao studies transposable elements — also known as “jumping genes” — using maize as a model system.

Left to right: Meixia Zhao, assistant professor of biology, with biology majors Liz Kelly (senior) and Alaina Singh (junior), and doctoral student Beibei Liu.
Voices Research and Innovation

Jumping genes: a Q-and-A with geneticist Meixia Zhao