News from 2017

  • Research

Channeling Anti-viral Immunity [Hunter Lab]

The discovery of RNA interference (RNAi) in 1998 was one of the most unexpected findings in the last 30 years.  The Nobel-winning observations were made in C. elegans,…

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Mother May I?  Inheritance of Silencing Signals in C. elegans [Hunter Lab]

RNA interference (RNAi) is a nearly ubiquitous gene silencing phenomenon triggered by introduced double-stranded RNA (dsRNA). In some animals, including the nematode Caenorhabditis elegans, RNAi is systemic, which…

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Inheritance of Epigenetic Information [Hunter Lab]

RNA interference (RNAi) in C. elegans is remarkably potent and efficient.  It is potent because minuscule amounts of RNA silencing signals can be amplified and it is efficient…

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  • Archive

MCB 101 HUMAN GENETICS

Craig Hunter MCB 101 Human Genetics Genomic information is accelerating the discovery and characterization of the molecular and cellular basis of human health and disease. This new lecture/discussion…

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NEW COURSE: MCB 157 [PROF. CRAIG P. HUNTER]

Professor Craig P. Hunter Meeting Time: Tu., Th., 2:30-4 PM Location: Biolabs 2080/2082 Prerequisite:  LS1bMCB 157: Developmental Genetics and Genomics is the reincarnation of MCB150 as taught by…

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RNAI ON THE MENU [HUNTER LAB]

(L to R) Craig Hunter, Deborah McEwan, and Alexandra Weisman What if your lunch could tell your body to shut off a particular gene?  This is exactly what…

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STATE OF THE ART

Wormopoly creators (left to right) Jacqueline Brooks, Casey Roehrig, Nina Rajpurohit and Deborah de Jong. Jessica Smith not pictured. Cookie-scope The 16th International C. elegans Meeting was held…

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MCB PLACES 1ST AND 2ND IN CSHL GENOME RESEARCH POSTER COMPETITION

Post-docs Itay Yanai, left, and Steve Vokes. Click on the posters to download the full versions (1.6MB each). "Revealing the Functional Components of Gene Expression by Comparative Transcriptomics"…

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