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  • Almada, Amalia Aruda (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Zooplankton, such as copepods, are highly abundant environmental reservoirs of many bacterial pathogens. Although copepods are known to support diverse and productive bacterial communities, little is understood about whether ...
  • Damon, Jadyn Rose (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Ubiquitin and ubiquitin-like proteins (UBLs) have a diverse array of functions that serve to regulate many cellular processes in eukaryotic cells. The ubiquitin-related modifier UrmI is a conserved UBL that, in addition ...
  • Herrera Monroy, Santiago (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Hydrothermal vents and coral ecosystems are conspicuous biological hot spots in the deep-sea. These ecosystems face increasing threats from human activities. Having thorough taxonomic inventories as well as understanding ...
  • Kim, Eunha, Ph. D (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Islet transplantation has significant potential for the treatment of type I diabetes, but an immunoprotective barrier is necessary to protect the donor tissue from host rejection and to eliminate the need for systemic ...
  • Guo, Xuanzong (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    LINC complexes span the nuclear envelope and connect the nucleoskeleton to the cytoskeleton. In 2012, our lab solved the first LINC complex structure, that of SUN domain of human SUN2 bound with KASH1 or KASH2 peptides. ...
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