Ellen Larsen – NO LONGER ACCEPTING STUDENTS OR POST DOCTORAL FELLOWS

faculty_img Academic Title: Emeritus

Campus: St. George

CSB Appointment: Full

Primary Undergraduate Department:
Cell & Systems Biology

Graduate Programs:
Cell & Systems Biology
Neuroscience

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Education:
Ph,D, University of Michigan 1969
B.Sc., University of Michigan 1963

 

 

Mailing Address
Department of Cell & Systems Biology
University of Toronto
25 Harbord St.
Toronto, ON M5S 3G5
Canada

 

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Email: ellie.larsen@utoronto.ca
URL: http://labs.csb.utoronto.ca/larsen

 

Research Areas
Developmental Biology
Evolutionary Biology
Genetics

 

Research

Culturing a common foliiose lichen from asexual propagules in the laboratory to foster developmental studies on symbiotic organisms. Experimental studies demonstrating mechanical constraints in fly sex comb development across species . Theoretical work on the impact of self-organization at all biological levels on the rate and origin of novelty in evolution. Mechanisms of environmental effects on the penetrance of mutations.