A photograph of Christine Guthrie with former students James Umen and Hiten Madhani
RNA Pioneer Christine Guthrie Dies at 77
Guthrie established foundational concepts in the field of pre-mRNA splicing during her career at the University of California, San Francisco.
RNA Pioneer Christine Guthrie Dies at 77
RNA Pioneer Christine Guthrie Dies at 77

Guthrie established foundational concepts in the field of pre-mRNA splicing during her career at the University of California, San Francisco.

Guthrie established foundational concepts in the field of pre-mRNA splicing during her career at the University of California, San Francisco.

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model organism, zebrafish, sponge, cell &molecular biology, genetics & genomics, enhancer, transcription, non-coding DNA, gene regulation, evolution
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