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educator , Geneticist

Andres Aguilera, Moroccan geneticist, educator. Achievements include discovery of eukaryotic THO complex involved in transcription, mRNP biogenesis and export; discovery of HPR1 gene; discovery of DNA-Ribonucleic acid hybrids (R-loops on genome instability; discovery of collisions between replication and transcription leads to recombination; discovery of polyploidy leads to chromosome instability.

Background

Aguilera, Andres was born on September 29, 1957 in Larache, Morocco.

Career

Professor, genetics University Seville, Spain, since 1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of eukaryotic THO complex involved in transcription, mRNP biogenesis and export. Discovery of HPR1 gene. Discovery of DNA-Ribonucleic acid hybrids (R-loops on genome instability.

    Discovery of collisions between replication and transcription leads to recombination. Discovery of polyploidy leads to chromosome instability.

Membership

Member of European Molecular Biology Organization (heidelberg).

Connections

Married.