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Sleight S.C., N.S. Wigginton, and R.E. Lenski
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Increased susceptibility to repeated freeze-thaw cycles in Escherichia coli following long-term evolution in a benign environment. 2006. BMC Evolutionary Biology 6: 104 [8 pp].
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Evolutionary adaptation to freeze-thaw-growth cycles in Escherichia coli. 2007. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 80(4): 370-385.
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Genetic basis of evolutionary adaptation by Escherichia coli to stressful cycles of freezing, thawing and growth (submitted to Genetics).
 
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Revision as of 19:23, 23 January 2008

Contact Info

Sean C. Sleight (an artistic interpretation)

I'm a postdoc in Herbert Sauro's lab at University of Washington. I have just started a synthetic biology project and will be an advisor for the UW iGEM 2008 team. Hopefully I will be able to contribute something here soon.

Education

  • 2007, PhD, Michigan State University, Microbiology and Molecular Genetics
  • 1999, BS, University of Arizona, Molecular and Cellular Biology

Research interests

  1. Synthetic biology (standards, modular gene networks, stochasticity, feed-forward loops)
  2. Evolution (using it as a friend of synthetic biology instead of an enemy)
  3. Mutation rates under stress

Publications

  1. S.C., N.S. Wigginton, and R.E. Lenski

    Increased susceptibility to repeated freeze-thaw cycles in Escherichia coli following long-term evolution in a benign environment. 2006. BMC Evolutionary Biology 6: 104 [8 pp].

    Sleight S.C. and R.E. Lenski

    Evolutionary adaptation to freeze-thaw-growth cycles in Escherichia coli. 2007. Physiological and Biochemical Zoology 80(4): 370-385.

    Sleight S.C., C. Orlic, D. Schneider, and R.E. Lenski

    Genetic basis of evolutionary adaptation by Escherichia coli to stressful cycles of freezing, thawing and growth (submitted to Genetics).

    [Sleight]

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