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2013/14 UG Award Winners

Congratulations to winners of Biology Undergraduate awards! Read More

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Aquarius Robot Spotlight

The Aquarius Robot facilitates high-throughput screening. Read More

News

  • Genomic insights into the evolution of animal development

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  • Populations adapt to fluctuating selection using derived and ancestral allelic diversity

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  • Some cells initiate motility, counter-intuitively, by retracting the rear, rather than protruding the front, but details of this process remained obscure. Joint work of Mogilner and Theriot labs shows that this symmetry breaking process is based on coupling of two mechanical pathways - actin flow accumulating myosin at the rear generating further flow, and faster flow switching adhesions from gripping ...

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  • The Searle Scholars Program supports research of outstanding individuals who have recently begun their appointment at the assistant professor level. Each year 15 new individuals are named Searle Scholars and awarded flexible grants of $300,000 over three years. 

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  • In Nature Biotechnology, Satija et al. describe the Seurat algorithm to infer the spatial localization of single cells during Zebrafish embryogenesis based on RNA-seq data.

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"Discovering how animals wake up every day without an alarm clock."

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Video Spotlight

CGSB Scientist R. Bonneau and IBM Mark Computational Milestone

IBM announced a major computational milestone – surpassing 500,000 CPU years of computer time used by CGSB scientist Richard Bonneau and his Proteome Folding Project. Read More