Laila Nahum, PhD

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My philosophy of teaching comes from my own personal experience as a research scientist and my prior experience as a student and Teaching Assistant. Values that I consider very important to my teaching are to stimulate active learning, to introduce students to different resources, to encourage teamwork, and to encourage originality and innovation. I strongly encourage critical thinking as well as I emphasize ethics and professionalism.

In the past, I taught Plant Morphology for two semesters, both classroom and laboratory, for undergraduates in Biology at Federal University of Minas GeraisUFMG, Brazil. I also taught Instrumentation of Zoology laboratory for senior High School students at Colegio Santo Agostinho for one semester as part of an Education Outreach Program at more


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Mitochondrial genomes of plants are much larger than those of mammals and often contain conserved open reading frames (ORFs) of unknown function. Here, we show that one of these conserv... read more


Miniature tomato, S. lycopersicum cultivar Micro- Tom, was grown as described previously.22 Roots were harvested 5 weeks after germination. Hypocotyl and cotyledon were harvested 3 weeks after germination. Third leaves were harvested 3 weeks after germ.... read more


Initial gene discovery efforts through analysis of genome sequences and identification and characterization of expressed RNAs have revealed that only a relatively small portion of the genome is transcribed into protein coding mRNAs ... read more


Comparative genetics and genomics use knowledge from different species to define important evolutionary relationships, an important aspect of which is the physical and genetic synteny (two or more homologous loci found on a single chromosome) and ... read more


Centro de Pesquisas Ren Rachou
Marine Biological Laboratory
Centro de Excelência em Bioinformática
National Institutes of Health
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais
PUC Minas

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