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Yeast colonies are normally white,
but a mutation in ade2 results in pink or red colonies.

We investigate the causes and consequences of genomic instability using baker's yeast, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, as a model organism. You can view a short TRUEMU video about this work.

We are also involved in research on biology education, with a focus on the teaching of large introductory biology classes.


We're always looking for talented undergraduate and master's-level students to join us. Click the "Join the Lab" link for information on the opportunities available, or contact Dr. Casper.

Anne Casper, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Department of Biology
Eastern Michigan University
441 Mark Jefferson
Ypsilanti, MI 48197