In today’s MEEL meeting, we meet a new face whose name is Shivani Ronanki. She is going to work on a project using black bird with Arne. Welcome to join the big MEEL family!
Today’s talk was given by Samatha, titled as “MHC amplicons from family data: a complementary way to verify “parental” origin of the MHC genes in the great reed warbler genome assembly”. With her excellent “detective” job, Samatha showed us where the MHC genes derived from (i.e. from mother or father) and the possibility to study parental origins with PCR amplicons. In addition, she also discussed about the feasibility for all 4 primer pairs used in the PCR.