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DNA Folding Choices Made in Stem Cells Determines How Genes are Expressed in the Brain [Whipple Lab]

A new study led by MCO graduate student Daniel Loftus of the Whipple Lab has found that differences in maternal and paternal genomes in embryonic stem cells shape…

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Amanda Whipple Receives R35 Grant from the NIH

MCB faculty Amanda Whipple has received an R35 Maximizing Investigators’ Research Award (MIRA) from the NIH. The award provides five years of funding to promising early career PIs,…

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Amanda Whipple Receives the Rita Allen Foundation’s Most Prestigious Award for New Faculty

MCB faculty Amanda Whipple has been chosen by the Rita Allen Foundation as one of five Rita Allen Scholars in the Class of 2020 and the sole recipient…

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Amanda Whipple to Become George W. Merck Fellow

MCB Faculty Amanda Whipple has been chosen to become 2020 George W. Merck Fellow. Named in honor of the pharmaceutical magnate, George W. Merck Fellowships are designed to…

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Spotlight on Udbhav Chitta [Whipple Lab]

Just one year after joining MCB faculty Amanda Whipple’s team, research assistant Udbhav Chitta has gone from RNA biology newbie to official co-author on a new paper that…

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Parental Influence on Gene Regulation in the Brain [Whipple Lab]

Mammals inherit two copies of each gene—one from their mother and one from their father. In most cases, the gene copy inherited from each parent is functionally indistinguishable.…

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New MCB Professor Amanda Whipple Launches RNA Biology Lab

Toward the end of her Ph.D. training, Amanda Whipple (née Ward) faced a dilemma: She could continue to satisfy her curiosity through basic research or adopt an industry…

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