The mission of MCB is to understand fundamental biological processes at the molecular and cellular levels across all domains of life. We accomplish this through research, classroom teaching, and laboratory training directed at promoting the intellectual curiosity and critical thinking of individuals at all career levels including undergraduate and graduate students, post-doctoral fellows, research staff members, and faculty.
- MCB Seminar Series: Dr. Binyam MogessieDr. Binyam Mogessie, Assistant Professor of Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology, Yale Assistant Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology, and Reproductive Sciences, Yale Wellcome Trust and Royal Society Sir Henry Dale Fellow Host: Barbara Mellone “Emerging mechanisms of chromosome segregation in mammalian eggs” Summary: Meiotic chromosome segregation generates fertilizable eggs from immature oocytes. In this talk, I […]Posted on September 28, 2023
- MCB Seminar: Dr. Tara McAllisterDr. Tara McAllister, Research Fellow, Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand Host: Dr. Kat Milligan-McClellan Tuesday, September 26, 2023, 3:30 PM, BPB 130 “Formidable Phormidium: toxic cyanobacteria in New Zealand rivers” Summary: In this seminar, Dr McAllister will explore the physicochemical factors that lead to toxic benthic cyanobacterial blooms in New Zealand rivers. She […]Posted on September 21, 2023
- MCB Seminar: Dr. Janko GospocicDr. Janko Gospocic, Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Green Center for Reproductive Biology Sciences, UT Southwestern Medical Center Host: Jelena Erceg “Hormones and High Society: Control of Caste Identity in Ants” Summary: Social insects are exceptional model organisms to study how epigenetic factors and gene regulation modulate neuronal circuitry resulting in specific social behaviors, in […]Posted on September 14, 2023
- Annual MCB Department RetreatThe Annual MCB Department Retreat was held on 8/24/23. In the morning, Department Head Carol Teschke announced the 2023 Summer Fellowship Awards followed by Research Lightning Talks from MCB Assistant Professors Erceg, Hanlon, Heaslip, Milligan-McClellan and Santiago-Martinez. A poster session was held with 21 labs represented. Food trucks provided delicious lunch options and the day […]Posted on August 28, 2023
- MCB PhD Students Awarded Poster Prizes at the 2023 FASEB Summer Research Conference on Microbial PathogenesisJosette Nammour (Robinson Lab) won an award for her poster entitled Altered Guanine Nucleotide Binding by the Bacterial Translation Factor BipA Negates Actin Pedestal Formation by Enterohemorrhagic Escherichia coli. Corey Theodore (Campellone Lab) won an award for his poster entitled Cytoskeletal requirements for maintaining lysosomal integrity during autophagy. Both poster awards were sponsored by the […]Posted on August 9, 2023
F-actin and myosin F control apicoplast elongation dynamics which drive apicoplast-centrosome association in Toxoplasma gondii
Resistance waxes for mutualists protected by wasp secretions
NMR structure verifies the eponymous zinc finger domain of transcription factor ZNF750.
J Struct. Biol.
Metallothioneins alter macrophage phenotype and represent novel therapeutic targets for acetaminophen-induced liver injury.
J Leukoc Biol
Development of a biomarker signature using grating-coupled fluorescence plasmonic microarray for diagnosis of MIS-C.
Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol
Recombination as an enforcement mechanism of prosocial behavior in cooperating bacteria.
R. O'Neill Lab:
Kangaroo endogenous retrovirus (KERV) forms megasatellite DNA with a simple repetition pattern in which the provirus structure is retained.