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TWO MCB GRADUATE STUDENTS RECEIVE HHMI AND NIH FELLOWSHIPS

Patrick Stoddard (l) and Mariela Petkova Congratulations are in order for MCB graduate students Mariela Petkova from the Engert Lab and Patrick Stoddard from the Murray Lab. Each…

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POSTDOC PROFILE: MIGUEL COELHO [MURRAY LAB]

Growing up in Lisbon, Portugal, Miguel Coelho was a curious, contemplative kid, as interested in why things happen as in how they work. It is no surprise, then,…

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PROBING THE ORIGINS OF SYMBIOSIS [MURRAY LAB]

Andrew Murray (l) and Erik Hom We investigated the origins of symbiosis by ecologically engineering brewers yeast and a single cell alga to proliferate by cooperating with each…

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WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO BE SEXY? [MURRAY LAB]

(l to r) Andrew Murray and Lori Huberman What makes a sex? There are two answers to this question, the master regulators that tell organisms which sex they…

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HOW SWEET IT IS (TO BE STUCK BY YOU) [MURRAY LAB]

John Koschwanez (l) and Andrew Murray How do microbes evolve to utilize nutrients that they can't import? We used engineering and experimental evolution of budding yeast to study…

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KEEPING THE FAITH: THE FINAL ACT OF STOPPING CARELESS CELLS

(L-R) Derek Lau and Andrew Murray Faithful chromosome segregation during cell division keeps cells alive and keeps cancer and birth defects at bay. A chromosome’s movements during mitosis…

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STICKING TOGETHER MAKES LIFE SWEETER

(L-R) John Koschwanez and Andrew Murray Many unicellular organisms secrete enzymes that release nutrients from their environment. But most of the nutrients can't be captured by the cell's…

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