News from 2006

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NAOSHIGE UCHIDA GOES IN SEARCH OF THE MIND

Naoshige Uchida Of all the systems in biology, the mind could be the hardest to conceptualize. How can we understand the way neurons produce the mind, with its…

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VICTORIA D’SOUZA: USING STRUCTURAL BIOLOGY TO SOLVE RNA

Victoria D’Souza It’s hard to know how something works if you don’t know what it looks like. Biomolecules are no exception: decipher their structure and their function will…

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TAP’S TWO-CYLINDER ENGINE

Authors Ian Errin-O'Connell, Eik Procko, Sze-Ling Ng and Rachelle Gaudet In nearly all human cells, TAP, the ABC Transporter associated with Antigen Processing, transports small antigen peptides across…

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KEVIN EGGAN 2006 MACARTHUR FELLOW

Kevin Eggan MCB is pleased to announce that Kevin Eggan, Assistant Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology is a recipient of this year's MacArthur “genius” award in recognition of his stellar…

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DAVID BALTIMORE TO DELIVER BLOCH LECTURE

David Baltimore click above for slide show On Friday, September 29, David Baltimore will deliver the 21st Konrad Bloch lecture in MCB. A Nobel Prize Laureate, Dr. Baltimore…

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SWITCHING OFF A CELL CYCLE CHECKPOINT

A model for feedback control of spindle checkpoint activity Feedback control of spindle checkpoint activity. (Left) Prior to metaphase, chromosomes that are incorrectly aligned on the mitotic spindle…

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SUMMER OUTREACH PROGRAM FOR TEACHERS FOCUSES ON EVOLUTION

Laboratory Manager Claire Reardon gives a tour of CGR High School teacher Tammy Due and OEB professor Scott Edwards "We (as teachers) often do not take advantage of…

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