Volvox: Beyond Small is Simple

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DOE JGI's Simon Prochnik, Salk Institute's Jim Umen and Washington University's David Kirk talk about the alga Volvox carteri and why sequencing its genome matters in this complement to the DOE Joint Genome Institute's news release (http://go.usa.gov/cq9) regarding the publication of the Volvox genome in the July 9, 2010 issue of the journal Science.

Simon Prochnik on Naegleria gruberi at the DOE JGI

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Simon Prochnik spoke about the Naegleria gruberi genome project at the DOE JGI on February 3, 2010.

What Naegleria gruberi can tell us about our ancestors

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Lillian Fritz-Laylin of the University of California, Berkeley and Simon Prochnik of the DOE Joint Genome Institute talk about the amoeboflagellate whose genome sequence appears in the March 5, 2010 issue of the journal Cell. News release from UC Berkeley available at http://tr.im/QCZb See this video in HD on the JointGenomeInstitute's YouTube channel.