Video 26: Raymond Gesteland, clip 3

Ray Gesteland is a Distinguished Professor of Human Genetics in the Department of Human Genetics at the Eccles Institute, University of Utah. His research is on RNA, specifically secondary structures in RNA that can provide additional coding information.

biotic environment, human genetics, molecular evolution, secondary structures, eccles, rna university of utah, dna

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