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Assessing Immune Response to Parasitic Lungworm in Northern Elephant Seals, Kenya Ripley-Dunlap, UG '24 (EE6A8B72)

Understanding how species once at the threat of extinction are affected in the long term can illuminate current and future conservation concerns. Northern elephant seals (NES) have a unique reaction…

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Engineering Bacillus subtilis as a Hypersensitive Coronatine (COR) Biosensor for the Quorum Quenching of AHL through AiiA, Arra Ju, UG '27 (6A22E983)

This summer, the Princeton iGEM team will be undertaking a synthetic biology project to compete in the iGEM competition this coming fall semester. My proposed project embarks on the global issue of…

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Probiotic Precision: Engineering Solutions for Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Management, Camille Perez, UG '27, Rebekah Choi, UG '26, Evelyn Chen, UG '26 (1BA407E8)

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) presents a significant healthcare challenge, affecting millions worldwide with its chronic inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract. Current treatments, mainly…

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Cancer Killing Probiotics with High Specificity: Adhere, Quorum Sense, and Kill, Remy Garcia-Kakebeen, UG '27, Ryan Miner, UG '27, Jingjing Wang, UG '26 (4A06F438)

The motivation of our project is to create a treatment that would isolate and attack cancer cells rather than both cancerous and non-cancerous cells. The impact of this would be profound, as patients…

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Cryo-EM Studies of Organelle Formation in Parasites , Jennifer Nwokeji, UG,'25 (47CC11C8)

Toxoplasmosis and malaria are parasitic diseases with significant global health impacts. An estimated 1 in every 3 individuals worldwide are infected with toxoplasmosis, and over 600,000 die annually…

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EEB 522 Seminar Series | Britt Koskella

EEB 522 Seminar Series Colloquium on the Biology of Populations Presented by Britt Koskella "Microbiomes under pressure: how selection shapes microbiome assembly and function"

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Dean for Research Award for Distinguished Innovation 2023 - Peter Jaffé and Shan Huang, Bioremediation of long-lasting contaminants

In recognition of the importance to society of innovative research and scholarship, the 2023 Dean for Research Award for Distinguished Innovation will be awarded to Peter Jaffé, William L.…

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OURSIP Intern - Julia Lin

Characterizing a Novel Family of Radical-SAM Modified Peptides Advised by: Prof. Mohammad Seyedsayamdost, Chemistry Calvin Spolar, Chemistry

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ReMatch+ Intern - Blue Carlsson

Bioremediation with Microbial Electrolysis Cells and Acidimicrobiaceae sp. strain A6 Advised by: Prof. Peter Jaffe, Civil and Environmental Engineering Camila Llerena-Olivera, Civil and…

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Metabolism and responses to the environment A

High‐throughput identification of novel heat tolerance genes via genome‐wide pooled mutant screens in the model green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardii - Erin M. Mattoon, William E. McHargue, Catherine…

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Organelle biogenesis - Chair: Masayuki Onishi

Searching alpha-solenoid proteins involved in organellar gene expression - Céline Cattelin, Alexis Astatourian, Rebecca Goulancourt, Francis-André Wollman, Charles Robert, Ingrid…

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iGEM: Interkingdom Communication, Fatima Sarfraz, UG '26; Ja'nae Gordon, UG '26; Dania Khalid, UG '26; Parth Rana, UG '26; Fatima Sarfraz, UG '26; Sanjana Venkatesh, UG '26; Brian Park, UG '26; Maia Weatherly, UG '25; and Meryl Liu, UG '25 (3993888)

The Princeton iGEM team will be undertaking a project to rewire bacterial and mammalian cells to communicate with each other via protein secretion. Bacterial cells can secrete proteins that can enter…

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How bacteria communicate; investigating the biochemical mechanism of bacterial "speech", Steven Bodine, GS (2278074)

Communication is an incredibly powerful tool for species to survive in a hostile environment. With that in mind, it is perhaps unsurprising that even some of the simplest life forms, bacteria, have…

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Examining the role of the vaginal microbiome in preterm birth to improve interventions for women’s health, Cecilia H. Kim, UG '23 (2264415)

Preterm birth is an urgent public health problem with an incidence rate of 10% worldwide. The vaginal tract of cisgender women of reproductive age harbors a complex community of microbes that make up…

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EEB 522 Seminar Series | Irene Salinas Remiro

EEB 522 Seminar Series Colloquium on the Biology of Populations Presented by Irene Salinas Remiro “The extraordinary immunobiology of the African lungfish”

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Novel Tools for Finding Novel Drugs / Distinguished Innovator Talk (Zemer Gitai) - Engage 2022

The Gitai lab has developed approaches that enable discovery of new drugs with novel mechanisms of action and are using these methods to discover new antibiotics that our society desperately…

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