News from 2017

  • Research

Biology by Any Means Necessary: Vlad Denic in MCB

Sometimes how you get where you’re going is as important as what you do when you get there. This is true of the proteins in our cells, whose…

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Controlling Organellar Excess: Msp1 Eliminates Undesired Membrane Proteins from Mitochondria and Peroxisomes [Denic Lab]

The phrase “finding a needle in a haystack” refers to the difficulty of locating a specific target among a large number of very similar objects. Living cells face…

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TURNING UP THE HEAT ON PROTEIN FOLDING BY TURNING DOWN HEAT SHOCK FACTOR [DENIC LAB]

(l to r) David Pincus, Eric Solís, Vlad Denic No matter where you fall on the spectrum of libertarianism this election year, you can hopefully appreciate that the…

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DESTRUCTION ON DEMAND [DENIC LAB]

(l to r) Vlad Denic, Roarke Kamber, and Chris Shoemaker The modern urbanite doesn’t bother with the bus – she taps her phone and meets a personal driver…

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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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HOW TO SHUCK A SPECIALIZED CHAPERONE

(L-R) Vlad Denic, Fei Wang, Matthew Tung Eukaryotic cells target a large fraction of proteins synthesized in the cytosol to a number of different intracellular membrane compartments (organelles).…

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THE MOVING PARTS OF A TAIL-ANCHORED PROTEIN SORTING MACHINE

(L to R) Vladimir Denic and Fei Wang Membrane protein targeting is a fundamental problem in cell biology. Pioneering work by George Palade in the 1960s established that…

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AFTER MUCH TRAVEL, NEW PROFESSOR ALIGHTS IN CAMBRIDGE

  Vlad Denic has been around. He's lived in Belgrade and Baghdad. He went to college in New Zealand and did his graduate work in San Francisco. At…

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