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  • Weintraub, Abraham S. (Abraham Selby) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    The regulation of gene expression is fundamental to the control of cell identity, development and disease. The control of gene transcription is a major point in the regulation of gene expression. Transcription is regulated ...
  • Li, Amy, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    The clinical success of immune checkpoint blockade in the treatment of various cancers provides proof-of-concept that disrupting tumor immune tolerance is an effective therapeutic strategy. Nevertheless, only a subset of ...
  • Frawley, Laura E. (Laura Elizabeth) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Organogenesis is a complex process encompassing cell determination, cell differentiation, cell proliferation, and cell size regulation. The proper orchestration of these events ensures that each organ is scaled correctly ...
  • Kim, Joshua, Ph. D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Threatening and rewarding stimuli evoke a set of distinct stereotyped behaviors, which can be categorized as negative and positive valence-related behaviors, respectively. The stereotypic nature of negative and positive ...
  • Saxton, Robert A. (Robert Andrew) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    In order to coordinate growth with organismal physiology, cells must couple anabolic and catabolic metabolism with a variety of environmental cues. In humans, cell growth is controlled primarily by the mechanistic Target ...