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Karimi Shares Enzyme Research during Graduate Speaker Series

Karimi Shares Enzyme Research during Graduate Speaker Series

On Nov. 1, neuroscience and biology BA/MA graduate student Helen Karimi presented a Graduate Speaker Series talk titled “All good things come in pairs: Uncovering the activity of BcnI through co-localization microscopy.” Karimi’s talk focused on restriction endonucleases (REases), a large family of enzymes that make sequence-specific cuts in DNA. As her abstract details, type…

Paper on Bacteria Adhesion Named “Editor’s Pick” by Journal of Biological Chemistry

A paper written by Associate Professor of Molecular Biology and Biochemistry Rich Olson and his former students was designated as an “Editor’s Pick” by the Journal of Biological Chemistry. Only 2% of the approximately 6,600 papers published each year in the journal receive this designation. Titled “The 1.9 Å crystal structure of the extracellular matrix…
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