News and Research Highlights

Insight into the three-dimensional architecture of RNA is essential for understanding its numerous cellular functions.

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In order to provide our Ph.D students additional opportunities in the areas of stem cell biology, mouse developmental genetics, and cancer biology,

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The biofilm matrix is like a glue that holds individual bacteria together and allows them to form structured communities.

Recombination is a fundamental cellular process that in most sexually reproducing species ensures the proper alignment and segregation of chromosomes.

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Although Hox genes specify the anterior-posterior difference in the differentiation of neuronal subtypes, their mode of action is not entirely understood.

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