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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

Prion switching in response to environmental stress

Prion switching in response to environmental stress

FDA strengthens safety of Sucraid (sacrosidase) oral solution

FDA strengthens safety of Sucraid (sacrosidase) oral solution

Biologists identify genes that prevent changes in physical traits due to environmental changes

Biologists identify genes that prevent changes in physical traits due to environmental changes

Yeast-based vaccine induces immune responses and reduces tumor size in mice

Yeast-based vaccine induces immune responses and reduces tumor size in mice

Scientists identify key roadblock to gene expression

Scientists identify key roadblock to gene expression

The cell size problem

The cell size problem

Researchers pinpoint when a cell is ready to reproduce

Researchers pinpoint when a cell is ready to reproduce