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Budding yeast helps make useful predictions about the biology of individuals

Budding yeast helps make useful predictions about the biology of individuals

Personal environment influences effects of genes and risk of disease

Personal environment influences effects of genes and risk of disease

Study suggests H2O2 can act as anti-inflammatory compound

Study suggests H2O2 can act as anti-inflammatory compound

Yeast can be simple model to study molecular basis of Parkinson’s disease

Yeast can be simple model to study molecular basis of Parkinson’s disease

Researchers develop experimental approaches, analysis tools to understand phenotypic expression

Researchers develop experimental approaches, analysis tools to understand phenotypic expression

Yeast produce a hormone that triggers fungal cells to become more infectious

Yeast produce a hormone that triggers fungal cells to become more infectious

HZI researchers develop new method to produce insulin for treatment of diabetes

HZI researchers develop new method to produce insulin for treatment of diabetes

NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award for Zhihao Zhuang

NSF Faculty Early Career Development Award for Zhihao Zhuang

Mapping of all fragile sites of yeast S.cerevisiae may lead to better understanding of cancer development

Mapping of all fragile sites of yeast S.cerevisiae may lead to better understanding of cancer development

New technology sheds light on intracellular transport

New technology sheds light on intracellular transport

WPI researchers develop new model system to study fungal infections

WPI researchers develop new model system to study fungal infections

Direct RNA sequencing performed using Helicos’ True Single Molecule Sequencing technology

Direct RNA sequencing performed using Helicos’ True Single Molecule Sequencing technology

Same-sex mating found in most common human fungal pathogen Candida albicans

Same-sex mating found in most common human fungal pathogen Candida albicans

Discovery of possible mechanisms to protect against genetic alterations, diseases

Discovery of possible mechanisms to protect against genetic alterations, diseases

Synthetic biology extends anti-malaria drug artemisinin's effectiveness

Synthetic biology extends anti-malaria drug artemisinin's effectiveness

Calculating protein and gene connections in a Parkinson's model

Calculating protein and gene connections in a Parkinson's model

Genetic interactions are the key to understanding complex traits

Genetic interactions are the key to understanding complex traits

Both theories about human cellular aging supported by new research

Both theories about human cellular aging supported by new research

Protein-misfolding accelerates yeast evolution

Protein-misfolding accelerates yeast evolution

Scientists shed light on how DNA is unwound so that its code can be read

Scientists shed light on how DNA is unwound so that its code can be read