News from 2017

  • Research

The Brightest are Not Always the Best: A Guide to Selecting Fluorescent Proteins [Cluzel Lab]

When selecting fluorescent proteins (FPs), it is standard practice to select FPs with the highest in vitro brightness. However, it is well-known that in vitro brightness does not…

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DECIPHERING A REGULATORY CODE WITHIN THE GENETIC CODE [CLUZEL LAB]

Arvind Subramaniam The genetic code is degenerate because most of the amino acids used in protein synthesis are encoded by multiple nucleotide triplets, or codons. The amino acid…

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HOW TO INFER CELLULAR RESPONSE TO A SMALL STIMULUS FROM BEHAVIORAL VARIABILITY BEFORE STIMULUS IN BACTERIA

Heungwon Park Over the last decade, there has been a series of remarkable studies dealing with the characterization of noise in gene regulatory networks and signaling pathways. However,…

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PHILIPPE CLUZEL’S RANDOM WALK FROM PHYSICS TO BIOLOGY

Philippe Cluzel On a bookshelf in his office, MCB Professor of Molecular and Cellular Biology Philippe Cluzel keeps several beautifully bound leather tomes from his parents’ antiquarian bookstore…

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