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Biology - Ph.D. / Sc.D.



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  • Piccioli, Zachary D. (Zachary David) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The Drosophila neuromuscular junction (NMJ) is capable of rapidly budding new presynaptic varicosities over the course of minutes in response to elevated neuronal activity. Using live imaging of synaptic growth, we ...
  • Merkin, Jason Jay (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    In this thesis, I describe investigations into the evolution of splicing in mammals. I first investigate a small class of alternative splicing events, tandem splice sites, and show how they are used to introduce and remove ...
  • McFaline-Figueroa, José L (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Glioblastoma (GBM) is the most common and malignant form of brain cancer. After aggressive treatment, therapy resistant tumors inevitably recur. However, the molecular mechanisms underlying such resistance remain unclear. ...
  • Lee, Clarissa Ci (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    Nuclear factor-kappaB (NF-KB) is a family of transcription factors that are essential for execution of both the innate and the adaptive immune response. NF-KB regulates hundreds of genes involved in critical processes such ...
  • Hoke, Heather Ashley (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2014)
    The human body is made up of a diverse array of cell types, each with specialized properties and functions that support the organism as a whole. Despite this variability, with few exceptions, these cells contain the same ...