This slideshow contains images from research and recent events in MCB.
Founded in 1993, the Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology is a dynamic and successful center of higher education with an international reputation for high quality teaching and research.
Find out what is happening in MCB:
- Dr. JoAnne Engebrecht receives Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Mentoring Undergraduate Research
- Phytochromes help algae "see" the light
- Korf Lab and Collaborators receive BioMed Central Award for Open Data Paper of the Year
- Double-headed motor protein offers new targets in cancer treatment
- Outer space is hazardous to your health, especially if you're a fly
- Keith R Bradnam, et al.. (2013) Assemblathon 2: evaluating de novo methods of genome assembly in three vertebrate species. GigaScience doi:10.1186/2047-217X-2-10,
- Scholey JE, Nithianantham S, Scholey JM, Al-Bassam J. (2014) Structural basis for the assembly of the mitotic motor Kinesin-5 into bipolar tetramers. eLife doi: 10.7554/eLife.02217,
- Niles BJ, Joslin AC, Fresques T, Powers T. (2014) TOR Complex 2-Ypk1 Signaling Maintains Sphingolipid Homeostasis by Sensing and Regulating ROS Accumulation. Cell Reports doi:10.1016,
- Damberger FF, Michel E, Ishida Y, Leal WS, Wüthrich K. (2013) Pheromone discrimination by a pH-tuned polymorphism of the Bombyx mori pheromone-binding protein. PNAS doi: 10.1073,
- Leal WS, Choo YM, Xu P, da Silva CS, Ueira-Vieira C. (2013) Differential expression of olfactory genes in the
southern house mosquito and insights into unique
odorant receptor gene isoforms. PNAS doi: 10.1073,