At school and university, but I have never specialised in it. having said that it shapes what we do everyday in agriculture. It is incredibly important in biology (and agriculture) as it underlies the development of all living things. As an agricu
Part of my job is to find out the DNA sequence of plant genes that I work with. Lots of genes and indeed whole genomes have been sequenced from bacteria, plants and humans. All this data is stored in databases and available on the internet. There is a branch of science called Comparative Genomics that involves comparing DNA sequences of genes from different species and using this to work out any evolutionary relationships.