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Branching Out: Reconstructing Embryonic Fate Decisions [Schier Lab]

What are the molecular trajectories that embryonic cells go through as they become specialized? In a study in Science (PDF) the Schier lab combines single-cell RNA-sequencing with a novel…

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Smelling Complexity [ Murthy Lab]

You walk into a restaurant and immediately become aware of all the smells coming from the kitchen. These scents arise from small, volatile molecules called odorants. While there…

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  • Education

MCB Postdocs Receive International Fellowships

Five MCB postdoctoral fellows have been awarded fellowships from organizations and private foundations that support interdisciplinary basic research. Jadiel Wasson of the Mango Lab received a prestigious Helen…

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Gibbs Awarded Star Family Challenge for Promising Scientific Research Funding

MCB professor Karine Gibbs and OEB professor Colleen Cavanaugh have teamed up to investigate what happens when a human-gut-dwelling microbe “goes rogue”. Their project is one of five…

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Sharad Ramanathan Co-director of New Quantitative Biology Initiative

QUANTITATIVE BIOLOGY INITIATIVE website, Sharad Ramanathan faculty profile,  Ramanathan lab

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A Mouse in Margaritaville [Uchida Lab]

Imagine you’re at your favorite dive bar, and you order a margarita. Usually, the bartender arrives with your drink within 10 minutes, but occasionally, she forgets your order…

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Deconstructing the Parental Brain [Dulac- and Uchida Labs]

Parenting is absolutely fundamental for the survival and wellbeing of offspring in many species. This involves numerous efforts and sacrifices (as most parents will readily acknowledge) but does…

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Putting Dendrites in the Right Place [Sanes Lab]

Dendrites are the antennae of neurons, receiving synaptic signals from other neurons. A critical aspect of wiring up complex neural circuits is to make sure that dendrites are…

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On April 19, Steven Henikoff Presents 2018 Bloch Lecture

This year’s Bloch Lecture will be given by Steven Henikoff, Member of the Basic Sciences Division of the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center and Investigator of the Howard…

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  • Education

CPB Concentrator Brittany Petros Awarded Fulbright Grant

This summer, CPB concentrator Brittany Petros will travel to Lisbon, Portugal as a Fulbright Scholar. In the lab, she’ll be investigating the connection between nutrition and the nervous…

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