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Denic Lab Discovers an Ancient and Essential Translation Factor Chaperone

Billions of years ago, the first eukaryotic common ancestor split from its archaeal lineage with a distinct set of genes, the majority of which many of us (eukaryotes)…

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MCO Graduate Student Spotlight: Anastasia Repouliou (Extavour Lab)

Anastasia Repouliou of the Extavour Lab has wanted to be a scientist since the age of 10, when she set her sights on becoming an astrophysicist. “Nobody knows…

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Building Bridges Home: MCO PhD Candidate Creates Puerto Rico-focused STEM Outreach Program

Alexa Pérez-Torres, a doctoral candidate in MCO, has started a STEM outreach program to better prepare students in her home of Puerto Rico for the rigors of graduate…

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SROH Gives Undergrads a Taste of an MCO PhD

Undergrads from around the country just wrapped up their taste of what life is like as an MCO PhD candidate, thanks to the 10-week Summer Research Opportunities at…

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Hoekstra Lab Identifies Chromosomal Inversion That Helps Deer Mice Adapt to their Environment

Forest-dwelling deer mice (Peromyscus maniculatus) can be distinguished from their prairie-roaming counterparts by their longer tails and their darker coat color, which helps them blend into a woodland…

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Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging to Host Open House Today

MCB’s Community Task Force (CTF) on Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging will host an open house at 3:00 pm on Thursday, May 19 on Zoom. Delegates from the CTF…

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Why Zebrafish Can’t Tickle Themselves

Any sensory experience in any animal species can originate from either an event in the outside world, such as a predator approaching, or from a stimulus generated by…

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Stories in Science Highlights MCO Alum Leo Ferreira

MCO alum and current assistant professor at Medical University of South Carolina Leonardo Ferreira (Ph.D. ‘16) recently published an essay about his research into immune tolerance on the…

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