Genome Diversity Center

at the Institute of Evolution, University of Haifa

(Since August 2000)
Head: Edward N. Trifonov

Could one reconstruct the origin of life?

Yes, if one starts with the earliest reconstructed steps of the triplet code evolution.

Relevant references:

Trifonov, E. N., Tracing Life back to elements,
Physics of Life Reviews 5, 121-132 (2008)

Trifonov, E. N., Gabdank, I., Barash, D, Sobolevsky, Y.,
Primordia vita. Deconvolution from modern sequences,
Origin Life Evol Biosph 36, 559-565 (2006)

Trifonov, E. N., Self-inflicted fear of evolution,
Origin Life Evol Biosph 36, 557-558 (2006)