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brainstorming cells
September 2, 2020
In their recent publication in Nature Chemical Biology, the Malvankar Lab describes a previously unknown protein nanowire that is produced by Geobacter sulfurreducens. They...
Sibel Ebru Yalcin
September 2, 2020
In a study published last month in Science Advances, the group directly observed water films growing on a mineral surface for the first time. Using infrared nanospectroscopy...
Rachel Jaber Chehayeb and Jessica Wang
August 12, 2020
MB&B is extremely proud of our undergraduate students Rachel Jaber Chehayeb (’20) and Jessica Wang (’19) for their first- and second-authorship of “The GTPase-activating...
Sindelar lab members
August 7, 2020
Congratulations to the Sindelar lab on their third publication of the year. This article published in eLife examines how asymmetric sheaths contribute to flagellar...
Chuck Sindelar
August 3, 2020
The Sindelar lab recently refined a 3D cryo-EM method that allows for better understanding of the structural origins of microtubule flexibility and dynamics. Tubular polymers...
Tara Alpert and Jeremy Schofield
July 14, 2020
Mary Ellen Jones Prize Dr. Tara Alpert defended her thesis entitled “Coordination Between Pre-mRNA Splicing and Cleavage in Budding Yeast” in March 2020. Her thesis work,...
Tony Koleske
July 6, 2020
Congratulations to Tony on receiving another admirable achievement this year of the Ensign Professor of Molecular Biophysics & Biochemistry and of Neuroscience. Tony’s...