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Is Telomerase The Kryptonite of Human Cytomegalovirus?, Chloe Cavanaugh, GS (2264575)

Human Cytomegalovirus (HCMV) remains highly prevalent and can cause severe disease in immunocompromised hosts. Congenital infection is a leading cause of congenital neurologic defects. There is no…

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Improving CAR T Cell Immunotherapy Response to Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphomas: A Characterization of Metabolic Heterogeneity Across Tumor Models, Tristan Szapary, UG '24 (2278893)

Diffuse Large B Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) is a prevalent form of blood cancer, with a devasting survival rate of three years. Current treatments begin with aggressive chemotherapy, yet a percentage of…

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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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Meta, Moamen Elmassry, PD (2266360)

Trillions of bacteria live in our intestines. This community of microbes is called the gut microbiota. The gut microbiota is a rich source of small molecules. While the majority of gut…

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The Circadian Clock Shapes Gut Health and Immunity, Talia Akoh-Arrey, GS (4058485)

Shift work, which refers to a work schedule outside the hours of 7AM and 6PM, is a global practice employed across multiple industries. Decades of research has identified shift workers as being at…

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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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Going Ballistic! Elucidating the Transition from Repetitive Head Injuries to Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy Using a Novel Ballistic Impactor in Flies, Nicole J. Katchur, GS (2272683)

Chronic traumatic encephalopathy (CTE) is a disease that affects the brain and worsens over time. CTE is associated with repetitive brain injuries (rTBI) and may lead to symptoms like memory loss and…

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Investigating Phospholipid Transport in Gram-negative Bacteria, Michael Lee, UG '22, (3964281)

Gram-negative bacteria form two biological membranes; the inner membrane encloses the cytoplasm of the bacteria while the outer membrane surrounds the inner membrane and delineates the cell from the…

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Partnering for Patients: Industry & Academia Case Study from the Bassler Laboratory

This session was part of Engage 2020, Princeton University's innovation and entrepreneurship conference. Learn firsthand how to create a successful collaboration, from two very different…

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The Future of Collaboration and Inclusive Innovation: Microsoft + Princeton

During Engage 2020, Princeton University's innovation and entrepreneurship conference, Microsoft President Brad Smith '81 frames a session about the collaborative relationship of Princeton…

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Molecular Biology Butler Seminar: John Brooks, October 28th, 2020

The microbiota coordinates diurnal rhythms in intestinal innate immunity with the host circadian clock Environmental light cycles entrain circadian feeding behaviors in animals that produce rhythms…

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Molecular Biology Butler Seminar - Patel, Nipam October 21, 2020

Insect Wings: Origins and the Physics of Their Beauty Wings have certainly contributed to the success of many groups of insects. Their origin, however, remains a matter of considerable controversy. …

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Rosen, Michael October 7th, 2020 Butler Seminar Series

“Cellular Organization Through Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation” Abstract: Biomolecular condensates are two- and three-dimensional compartments in eukaryotic cells that concentrate specific…

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Butler Seminar - Michael Mina - Harvard - September 9, 2020

“SARS-CoV-2: Can we test our way out of this?” Abstract: The world wasn’t prepared for SARS-CoV-2. The public health infrastructure required to detect and stop global spread of a…

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Professor Coleen Murphy‘s research presentation on “Quantitating Quality of Life: How long-lived mutants maintain function with age”

Princeton Professor Coleen Murphy presented recent research at the University’s Biomedical Data Science Day, focused on the regulation of longevity and age-related declines, using the…

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Celebrate Princeton Invention 2015 Coleen Murphy

Coleen Murphy, Professor of Molecular Biology and the Lewis-Sigler Institute for Integrative Genomics, is developing a diagnostic test to determine the health of oocytes, giving insight into when…

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