Transposon Day Quiz: How much do you know about the field’s founder, Barbara McClintock?

Barbara McClintock is widely recognized as the founder of the field of transposable elements research and the scientist who brought to light the significance of TEs in genetic research. To honor her contribution to the field, we have selected her birthday (June 16th) as Transposon Day. Find out how much you really know about the field’s founder in our quiz.

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I am currently a Journal Development Manager with BMC overseeing a porfolio of open access journals in the areas of cell biology, genetics, and microbiology. I have worked in academic publishing for more than 13 years and have a MA in animal behavior and conservation.
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