Special Issue "Drosophila: A Model for Genetic Research"
Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 July 2021) | Viewed by 18992
Interests: developmental genetics and systems biology, with Drosophila as a model system, applied to study gene regulatory networks controlling diversification of muscle and heart cell types in normal and in pathological conditions
Drosophila, with powerfull genetic tools, has a long history as a model organism, and is currently integral to both fundamental and applied biological research. The goal of this Special Issue is to provide examples of how the Drosophila model is applied nowadays in order to progress our understanding of pathogenic mechanisms and normal developmental processes; to show how large and diverse Drosophila model applications are and how much we can learn from. This includes, but is not restricted to, understanding the genome regulation and functions, roles of conserved transcriptional regulators, stem cell biology, and modeling of the disease and aging. I am convinced that with your prominent contributions, this Special Issue will be of interest to a large audience and, at the same time, will be a reference for the Drosophila community.
Dr. Krzysztof Jagla
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- developmental genetics
- transcriptional regulation
- stem cell
- disease modeling
- clock genes