News from 2014

TWO-FACTOR AUTHENTICATION, NOT JUST FOR GMAIL [BURTON LAB]

(l to r) Martha Zepeda Rivera, Briana Burton, and Tanya Sysoeva One way that bacteria communicate with each other is by exporting proteins from the cytoplasm into the…

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BODY BUILDING IN E. COLI [BERG LAB]

(l to r) Howard Berg, Pushkar Lele, and Basarab Hosu Contact with a surface is believed to trigger bacterial swarmer-cell differentiation, and the flagellar motor is thought to…

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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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SHAPING MUSIC PREFERENCE IN MICE [HENSCH LAB]

Takao Hensch (l) and Eun-Jin Yang Behavioral preferences are shaped from an early age and often last a lifetime. Even before they are 1 week old, babies prefer…

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