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  • Farzadfard, Fahim (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Living cells are biological computers - constantly sensing, processing and responding to biological cues they receive over time and space. Devised by evolution, these biological machines are capable of performing many ...
  • Davis, Kimberly Ryan (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    Surveillance of influenza A virus (IAV) is conducted for many different hosts including humans, swine, poultry, and wild birds. The surveillance samples are screened by various methods, but ultimately the isolates that are ...
  • Dubbury, Sara Jane (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2018)
    During transcription, cyclin-dependent kinases (CDKs) dynamically phosphorylate the C-terminal domain (CTD) of RNA Polymerase II (RNAPII) to recruit factors that coordinate transcription and mRNA biogenesis. Cdk12 ...
  • Gui, Dan Y. (Dan Yi) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2017)
    Compared to non-proliferating cells, proliferating cells such as cancer cells have additional metabolic requirements for generating biomass. However, despite these additional requirements the components of the mammalian ...
  • Yuan, Andy H. (Andy Han) (Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015)
    Prions are infectious amyloid aggregates first described in the context of mammalian neurodegenerative diseases collectively known as the transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. Prions have also been uncovered in yeast, ...