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Tracing the Evolutionary History of CancersTuesday, February 21, 2017
Tracing the Evolutionary History of CancersRussell Schwartz, Professor of Biological Sciences, with co-author Alejandro A. Schäffer, of the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), have recently published "The evolution of tumour phylogenetics: principles and practice1," a review of the use of phylogenetics (evolutionary tree inference) to study tumor development.
New Insights into Molecular Mechanisms Ensuring Proper Assembly of RibosomesTuesday, February 14, 2017
New Insights into Molecular Mechanisms Ensuring Proper Assembly of RibosomesIn the Woolford lab, recent alumna Salini Konikkat took on research aimed at understanding the mechanism of action of a ribosomal assembly factor, Erb1.
Expanding a Model Gene Regulatory NetworkWednesday, February 08, 2017
Expanding a Model Gene Regulatory NetworkRecently, the Ettensohn lab published two papers that expand a model gene regulatory network (one that controls the formation of the skeleton in sea urchins) by identifying important new genes in this network.
Shedding Light on Genomic Dark MatterTuesday, January 31, 2017
Shedding Light on Genomic Dark MatterNew NIH R01 funding will support molecular and computational studies in the McManus lab to reveal the secrets of genomic dark matter.
MCS Alumni Win Alumni Achievement AwardsThursday, January 26, 2017
MCS Alumni Win Alumni Achievement AwardsThe Carnegie Mellon University Alumni Association has named two Mellon College of Science alumni as recipients of 2017 Alumni Awards.
New Fall Courses: Cancer, Stem Cells, Personal Genomics, Molecular Neuroscience, and Genome EditingThursday, January 26, 2017
New Fall Courses: Cancer, Stem Cells, Personal Genomics, Molecular Neuroscience, and Genome EditingA look at the new courses designed to capture the cutting edge of biomedical science, including Cancer Biology, Genome Editing Biotechnology, Biochemistry of the Brain, and Modern Biology.
Katie Lagree and Surya Aggarwal Receive Stupakoff Scientific Achievement AwardTuesday, January 24, 2017
Katie Lagree and Surya Aggarwal Receive Stupakoff Scientific Achievement AwardKatie Lagree and Surya Aggarwal have been chosen as the recipients of the 2017 Stupakoff Scientific Achievement Award, an honor presented to CMU Biological Sciences Ph.D. students annually.
Carnegie Mellon University Hosts Newest Chapter of National Neuroscience Honor SocietyFriday, January 13, 2017
Carnegie Mellon University Hosts Newest Chapter of National Neuroscience Honor SocietyAlmost exactly on the 10th anniversary of the founding of Nu Rho Psi (ΝΡΨ), Carnegie Mellon was approved to shelter the “Theta in Pennsylvania” chapter, which is the newest of the 68 chapters at universities around the United States.
Biological Sciences Student Katherine Huang Wins Martin Luther King, Jr. Writing AwardThursday, January 12, 2017