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Evolution of Kangaroo-Like Jerboas Sheds Light on Limb Development

With their tiny forelimbs and long hindlimbs and feet, jerboas are oddly proportioned creatures that look something like a pint-size cross between a kangaroo and the common mouse.

Division Partners with 2 Other Campus Units on $8.6-Million NIH Grant

Biology Professor Cornelis Murre and two other UC San Diego faculty members have been awarded $8.6 million from the National Institutes of Health to establish a new campus center to unravel the geometry of the genome, precisely track its motion and generate predictive models of how the structure and dynamics govern mammalian genetics.