Evolution of Metabolic Genes

Date and Location
Monday May 20, 2019 12:00pm
MSRB Auditorium


Dr. Chris Moyes
Queen's University, Canada


My research focuses on evolution of genes that determine the metabolic phenotype of muscle. Though many aspects of energy metabolism are notoriously conserved, we focus on genes/proteins that have diversified in lineage-specific ways. These differences in structure affect metabolic function and alter how the proteins integrate into pathways that link energetic stress and physiological remodelling.