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Scientists discover the origins of genomic "dark matter"

A duo of Penn State scientists that includes Huck Institutes affiliate B. Franklin Pugh has achieved a major milestone in understanding how genomic "dark matter" originates.

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B. Franklin Pugh, Willaman Professor in Molecular Biology and a professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State, is a faculty member of the Huck Institutes' graduate programs in bioinformatics and genomics and cell and developmental biology and a researcher in the Center for Eukaryotic Gene Regulation.