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

Bucur O, Zhao Y. Nanoscale Imaging of Kidney Glomeruli Using Expansion Pathology. Front Med (Lausanne). 2018 Nov 21;5:322. doi: 10.3389/fmed.2018.00322. eCollection 2018. PMID: 30519560

Shelke SA, Shao Y, Laski A, Koirala D, Weissman BP, Fuller JR, Tan X, Constantin TP, Waggoner AS, Bruchez MP, Armitage BA, Piccirilli JA. Structural basis for activation of fluorogenic dyes by an RNA aptamer lacking a G-quadruplex motif. Nat Commun. 2018 Oct 31;9(1):4542. doi: 10.1038/s41467-018-06942-3. PMID: 30382099

Whalen TC, Gittis AH. Histamine and deep brain stimulation: the pharmacology of regularizing a brain. J Clin Invest. 2018 Dec 3;128(12):5201-5202. doi: 10.1172/JCI124777. Epub 2018 Oct 29. PMID: 30371507

Jeon BB, Swain AD, Good JT, Chase SM, Kuhlman SJ. Feature selectivity is stable in primary visual cortex across a range of spatial frequencies. Sci Rep. 2018 Oct 16;8(1):15288. doi: 10.1038/s41598-018-33633-2. PMID: 30327571

Aggarwal SD, Eutsey R, West-Roberts J, Domenech A, Xu W, Abdullah IT, Mitchell AP, Veening JW, Yesilkaya H, Hiller NL. Function of BriC peptide in the pneumococcal competence and virulence portfolio. PLoS Pathog. 2018 Oct 11;14(10):e1007328. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat 1007328. eCollection 2018 Oct. PMID: 30308062

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