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Victor A. Albert

Victor A. Albert (an artistic interpretation)
Victor A. Albert (an artistic interpretation)

Hi, my name is Victor A. Albert, and I'm currently Empire Innovation Professor of Biological Sciences at the University at Buffalo, and Visiting Professor at Joint Centre for Bioinformatics in Oslo. I learned about OpenWetWare from already on mailing list, and I've joined because I work on comparative genomics of plants; incl. avocado and other angiosperms.

Welcome Victor A. Albert!

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