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

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

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

Shashikant T, Khor JM, Ettensohn CA. From Genome to Anatomy: The Architecture and Evolution of the Skeletogenic Gene Regulatory Network of Sea Urchins and Other Echinoderms. Genesis. 2018 Sep 27. doi: 10.1002/dvg.23253. Review. PMID: 30264451

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

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