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Agnes Southgate


Address: HWWE 306
Phone: 843.953.6544


University of Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
Ph.D. - Biology: Department of Molecular Biology
B.S. - Biology

Research Interests

Genomics and molecular analysis of insect muscle proteins. Protein structure-function relationship and biophysical modeling. Significance for understanding muscle physiology,  development,  insect flight and evolution.

Courses Taught

Biol305: Genetics
Biol312: Molecular Biology and Lab
Biol322: Developmental Biology and Lab
Biol453: Advanced Genetics
FYSM109: Molecular Biology in the News


Ayme-Southgate A,  Philipp* RA,  and Southgate RJ. (2011) The projectin PEVK domain,  splicing variants and domain structure in basal and derived insects, J. Insect Mol. Biol. 20(3):347-356. PubMed PMID: 21349121.

Ayme-Southgate A,  Southgate RJ,  Philipp* RA,  Sotka AA,  and Kramp* C. (2008) The Myofibrillar Protein,  Projectin,  Is Highly Conserved Across Insect ,   Evolution Except For Its PEVK Domain, J. Mol. Evol. 67(6):653-69.