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Cornell Scientists Find Way To Boost Rice Crop Yield -- They'll Walk On The Wild Side

...sley and McCouch, as well as Cornell post-doctoral fellows Jinhua Xiao, Silvana Grandillo and Sang Nag Ahn. Jiming Li and Longping Yuan, of the China National Hybrid Rice Engineering Technology and Research Center in Hunan, People's Republic of China, also contributed to the research. The Cornell researche...

New Finding Suggests "HATs" Are Key To Gene Activation Puzzle

... of biology who madethe finding with post-doctoral fellows Craig Mizzen and JamesBrownell at Rochester. "Gene activation at the right time and place is critical for cell survival and properdevelopment. Scientists have proposed many different mechanisms for how genes are turned on. Our finding provides strong...

Newly Discovered Human Protein Provides Important Target For Cancer Therapy

...t MIT. Drs. Meyerson and Counterare post-doctoral fellows in the Weinberg lab....

Jefferson Scientists Find Potential Deadly Effects Of Two Missing Cancer-Suppressor Genes

...etics , Richard Fishel, Ph.D., and postdoctoral fellows Aaron Cranston, Ph.D. and Tina Bocker, M.D., report that female mice that lack a pair of tumor-suppressor genes, p53 and MSH2, stop growing and die a little more than a week after conception. Fishel, professor of microbiology and im...

Whitaker Awards $6.8 Million For Biomedical Engineering Education

...orts more than 400 research projects, 140 graduate fellows and 100 education and internship programs at colleges and universities. The foundation also supports research to lower medical costs and underwrites the development of teaching materials....

Hormones Found In The Brain May Determine How Much You Eat And Affect Obesity And Diabetes

... Hirokazu Tanaka andRichard Chemelli, postdoctoral fellows in molecular genetics and HHMIassociates; Dr. Jame...iyo Matsuzaki, former UT Southwestern postdoctoral fellows and HHMI associates, nowcontinuing their studies in Japan; and researchers at SmithKlineBeecham Phar...

PEBBLEs Help U-M Scientists Open A Window On Cell Chemistry

...urphy Brasuel and Michael Miller; and U-M research fellows Steve Parus and Zhong-You Shi. The U-M has applied for a patent on its PEBBLE technology....

Leading HIV Researcher Identifies Molecular Mechanism That Enhances NaturalImmune Defense Against HIV Infection

...ord, PhD, andEdward Barker, PhD, both postdoctoral fellows in Levy's laboratory, presentedtheir latest findings not only on the molecular basis of this apparent naturalimmune response, but on a molecular mechanism that enhances it. "This line of research holds some promise," said Levy, UCSF professor ofmedic...

Discovery Of Plant-Like Metabolic Pathway In Common Parasites Supplies New Targets For Therapy

...s, M.D.,and Craig Roberts, M.D., who were research fellows in McLeod's laboratory andare now at the Universities of Glasgow and Strathclyde, Glasgow, Scotland;Jennifer Johnson, also working in McLeod's laboratory; Graham Coombs, Ph.D., andTino Krell, Ph.D., University of Glasgow; Dennis Kyle, Ph.D., and Wil ...

Clockwork Clues Determined

...sociate professor of biochemistry and postdoctoral fellows Yi Liu and Martha Merrow have demonstrated that temperature may be even more influential than light in regulating the clockwork components that cells use to pace themselves. Their work offers insight into some fundamental properties common to all b...

Tau Gene Linked To Family Of Neurodegenerative Disorders; Finding May Yield Insight Into Onset Of Alzheimer's Disease

...raine N. Clark, PhD, and ParvieNavas, postdoctoral fellows at UCSF and Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health CareSystem, Seattle Division, as well as other researchers at numerous labs at theUniversity of Washington, researchers at the University of Nebraska MedicalCenter, the Reed Neurological Research Center...

Viral Vector Delivers Dystophin Gene To Mouse Muscle

...viralvectors for dystrophin include Ph.D. research fellows Catherine Barjot,Catherine Begy, Christiana DelloRusso, Dennis Hartigan-O'Connor, Ann Saulino andMichael Hauser, who is now at Duke University. The work is funded by the National Institutes of Health, the Muscular DystrophyAssociation and a private ...

By Revving Up Key Gene, Researchers Discover They Can Manipulate The Size Of Cells In Plants

...e Drs. Kyumg-Hoam Im and Ming-Jing Wu,postdoctoral fellows in biology, and graduate student Gregory DeWitt. Others areDrs. Andrew Binns and Michael Savka of the University of Pennsylvania, and Dr.Raymond Shillito, of AgrEvo, a Pikeville, N.C., agricultural developmentcompany. In research completed in...

When One Gene Has Two Roles, Its Second Function May Be Missed

...lude graduate student Yinghui Zhouand postdoctoral fellows Kim-Chew Lim and Ko Onodera, all of Northwestern;Stuart H. Orkin, Leland Fikes Professor of Pediatric Medicine, and postdoctoralresearcher Fong-Ying Tsai of Harvard Medical School; and Masayuki Yamamoto,professor of molecular and developmental biolog...

Virginia Tech Research Group Presents Improved Dental Materials

...irginia Tech research group includes post doctoral fellows M.Sankarapandian and H.K. Shobha -- who are husband and wife, Gunduz, Shultz, andJames McGrath, director of the NSF Science and Technology Center for HighPerformance Polymeric Adhesives and Composites. The work is supported by the NSFcenter and Virgi...

Researchers Discover Mechanism That Drives Daily Body Rhythms

...owei Jin and Lauren Shearman,who are both research fellows in pediatrics at MGH, are lead authors on the Cellpaper. The discovery is also significant because it sheds further light on abiologically unique phenomenon, Reppert says. "We're talking about a time domainthat is unusual in biology. We're ta...

Human Neural Stem Cells Advance Distant Prospect Of Reseeding Damaged Brain

...s. The Harvard team included postdoctoral fellows Jonathan Flax and SanjayAurora, together with lab manager Chunhua Yang, all at Children's Hospital,Richard Sidman, from the New England Regional Primate Research Center inSouthborough, Mass., and scientists from three other institutions....

Researchers Isolate Gene For Heart And Facial Defects

...participating in this study werepediatric research fellows Dr. Hiroyuki Yamagishi and Dr. Vidu Garg, and TiffaniThomas, a research assistant in pediatrics. Dr. Rumiko Matsuoka of the HeartInstitute of Japan at Tokyo Women's Medical University also was a co-author....

New Cell Isolation Method Will Aid In Studying Tumor Development

...nstructor; Dr. ArvindVirmani, instructor; research fellows Dr. Masahiro Sakaguchi, Dr. Inwon Park andDr. Amy Stucky, all from the Hamon Center; Dr. Sara Milchgrub, associateprofessor of pathology; Dr. David Gibbons, assistant professor of pathology; andDr. John Minna, director of both the W.A. "Tex" and Debo...

Studies Of A Gene For A Rare Form Of Rickets Shed Light On Vitamin D Deficiencies

...c analysis work byJonathan T. Wang, Ph.D., who are fellows in pediatric endocrinology at UCSF. Thisresearch is supported by grants from the National Institutes of Health, theMarch of Dimes Birth Defects Foundation, and the Carmel David Trust....

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