Carnegie Mellon University

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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

Recent Publications

Zarnowski R, Sanchez H, Covelli AS, Dominguez E, Jaromin A, Berhardt J, Heiss C, Azadi P, Mitchell A, Andes DR. Candida albicans biofilm-induced vesicles confer drug resistance through matrix biogenesis. PLoS Biol. 2018 Oct 8;16(10):e2006872. doi: 10.1371/journal.pbio.2006872. PMID: 30296253

Winsor J, Machi U, Han Q, Hackney DD, Lee TH. GTP hydrolysis promotes disassembly of the atlastin crossover dimer during ER fusion. J Cell Biol. 2018 Sep 24. pii: jcb.201805039. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201805039. PMID: 30249723

Davidson P, Eutsey R, Redler B, Hiller NL, Laub MT, Durand D. Flexibility and constraint: Evolutionary remodeling of the sporulation initiation pathway in Firmicutes. PLoS Genet. 2018 Sep 13;14(9):e1007470. doi: 10.1371/journal.pgen.1007470. eCollection 2018 Sep. PMID: 30212463

Tan X, Bruchez MP, Armitage BA. Closing the Loop: Constraining TAT Peptide by γPNA Hairpin for Enhanced Cellular Delivery of Biomolecules. Bioconjug Chem. 2018 Sep 19;29(9):2892-2898. doi: 10.1021/acs.bioconjchem.8b00495. Epub 2018 Aug 22. PMID: 30130094

Biedka S, Micic J, Wilson D, Brown H, Diorio-Toth L, Woolford JL Jr. Hierarchical recruitment of ribosomal proteins and assembly factors remodels nucleolar pre-60S ribosomes. J Cell Biol. 2018 Jul 2;217(7):2503-2518. doi: 10.1083/jcb.201711037. Epub 2018 Apr 24. PMID: 29691304

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