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The mission of the Ph.D. program in Biological Sciences is to train new generations of scientific leaders who make significant and distinctive contributions to society. The department has established a broad range of resources to enable the students to define and achieve their personal mission. LEARN MORE

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Darby, C.A., Stolzer, M., Ropp, P. J., Barker, D. & Durand, D. (2017). Xenolog classification. Bioinformatics, 33 (5): 640-649. doi:10.1093/bioinformatics/btw686.

Ettensohn, C. A., & Dey, D. (2017). KirrelL, a member of the ig-domain superfamily of adhesion proteins, is essential for fusion of primary mesenchyme cells in the sea urchin embryo. Developmental Biology, 421(2), 258-270. doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2016.11.006

Sun, Z., & Ettensohn, C. A. (2017). TGF-β sensu stricto signaling regulates skeletal morphogenesis in the sea urchin embryo. Developmental Biology, 421(2), 149-160. doi:10.1016/j.ydbio.2016.12.007

Wu, S., Tan, D., Woolford, J. L., Jr., Dong, M. -., & Gao, N. (2017). Atomic modeling of the ITS2 ribosome assembly subcomplex from cryo-EM together with mass spectrometry-identified protein–protein crosslinks. Protein Science, 26(1), 103-112. doi:10.1002/pro.3045

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