News from 2016

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CRISPR CELL LINEAGES [SCHIER LAB]

The cells in a multicellular organism develop via a lineage that starts with the fertilized egg. Lineage trees describe the divisions and specializations of cells over time, as…

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HOW DO ZEBRAFISH PERCEIVE HEAT? [ENGERT AND SCHIER LABS]

(l to r) Alex Schier, Martin Haesemeyer and Florian Engert As we explore our environment we constantly experience new sensations – changes in the visual scene, different sounds…

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MAPPING ACTIVITY AND ANATOMY IN THE ZEBRAFISH BRAIN [ENGERT AND SCHIER LABS]

(l to r) Clemens Riegler, Caroline Wee, Owen Randlett, Florian Engert, Alex Schier, Ruben Portugues, and James Fitzgerald The holy grail for neuroscientists is to understand how the…

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POSTDOC PROFILE: ANDI PAULI [SCHIER LAB]

If you ask Andrea Pauli, she’ll tell you she got lucky—that her scientific career has been a domino effect of coincidence and good fortune. An abrupt relocation, a…

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WIRED TO ESCAPE [SCHIER AND ENGERT LABS]

(l) Alex Schier, and Alix Lacoste Knock on a tank of fish and you may observe that the animals suddenly change position. Blink, and you missed it. When…

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THE WHERE AND WHY OF GENE EXPRESSION [SCHIER LAB]

(l to r) Jeff Farrell, Alex Schier, and Julien Dubrulle While most cells in the body have the same DNA, and thus the same set of genes, cells…

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GENETICS SOCIETY OF AMERICA HONORED ANDREA PAULI [SCHIER LAB]

The Genetics Society of America (GSA) has selected Andrea Pauli, PhD, a postdoc in Alex Schier’s lab, for the Chi-Bin Chien Award, which is given to an outstanding…

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MCB 60 CELLULAR BIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR MEDICINE

MCB 60 Cellular Biology and Molecular Medicine This course provides an introduction to the principles of molecular and cellular biology and their connections to biomedicine. We explore how…

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