Held usually at 3:30pm on Fridays, TGIF discussions are informal talks on current scientific topics and events. The gathering is sponsored by the PGC, NIMBB (National Institute of Molecular Biology & Biotechnology) at UP Diliman, and the IB (Institute of Biology) at UP Diliman.
Why are genomes the way they are? Why do they harbor elements that have no obvious function? Through what mechanism do they respond to changes in the environment or invasion by a foreign genome?