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Hugh M Robertson
Title: Professional Scientist
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University of Illinois
Urbana, IL 61801
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Address mailcode: 118
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Phone: 217-333-0489
Fax: 217-244-3499

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Robertson, H. M. 1993. The mariner transposable element is widely distributed in insects. Nature 362, 241-245.
Robertson, H. M. and D. J. Lampe 1995. Recent horizontal transfer of a mariner element between Diptera and Neuroptera. Mol. Biol. Evol.12, 850-862
Robertson, H. M. 1995. The Tc1-mariner superfamily of transposons in animals. J. Insect Physiol. 41, 99-105.
Robertson, H. M. and D. J. Lampe 1995. Distribution of transposable elements in arthropods. Ann. Rev. Entomol. 40, 333-357.
Robertson, H. M. and K. L. Zumpano 1997. Molecular evolution of an ancient mariner transposon, Hsmar1, in the human genome. Gene 205, 203-217.
Robertson, H. M., R. Martos, C. R. Sears, E. Z. Todres, K. K. O. Walden, and J. B. Nardi. 1999. Diversity of odourant binding proteins revealed by an expressed sequence tag project on male Manduca sexta moth antennae. Insect Molecular Biology 8, 501-518.
Robertson, H. M. 2000. The large srh family of chemoreceptor genes in Caenorhabditis nematodes reveals processes of genome evolution involving large duplications and deletions and intron gains and losses. Genome Research 10, 192-203.
Todres, E.., J. B. Nardi, and H. M. Robertson. 2000. The tetraspanin superfamily in insects. Insect Molecular Biology 9, 581-590.
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Education: PhD, Zoology, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1982

BSc, Zoology & Molecular Genetics, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1977

BSc, Zoology & Biochemistry, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 1976
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