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Recombination New group

ROGER GREEN,MEDICINE,ST.JOHN'S,NF,CAN roger at kean.ucs.mun.ca
Fri Jun 2 08:12:44 EST 1995

In article <3pnphe$8r8_002 at news.mcgill.ca>, popa0206 at po-box.mcgill.ca (G. Dellaire) writes:
> I would like to propose a news group for recombination.
> Perhaps something like bionet.genetics.recombination, to deal
> with issues pertaining to the mechanisms and models of 
> recombination.  Also to serve as a forum for professionals
> in the field of recombination to provide help to those
> researchers who are involved in gene targeting/transgenics
> and/or gene therapy projects. 
> Some other possible topics of discussion include
> According to one "pundit" who posted here there is no need for such a group
> I think he is mistaken!

	Well, sorry to have to say, here is someone else opposed to a 
recombination group. New groups are usually formed for one of two reasons:

1. There is no existing group suitable for the material.
2. An existing group is swamped with material on one particular topic 
which is not of general interest to most readers.

	Neither of these apply here. Go ahead and post to the .chromosomes 
group!!  It's hardly used as it is!

Roger C. Green,	Faculty of Medicine               Phone: (709)737-6884
Memorial University , St. John's, Newfoundland    FAX  : (709)737-7010

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