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Baserga, of New Haven, is a pioneer in molecular biology researching the formation of ribosomes and their relationship with certain diseases and cancers.
Kazuharu Arakawa, a researcher who studies the molecular biology of tardigrades at Japan's Keio University, discovered the newfound species in a small sample of moss.
Arakawa studies the molecular biology of tardigrades and had scraped the moss from his own apartment's parking lot in Tokyo.
So after Jamal enrolled in 2008 at the University of Kansas to pursue a PhD in molecular biology, authorities revoked his student visa.
Kindra Crick studied molecular biology and painting and brings both disciplines to bear in her art work.
Activities at Ocean Discovery range from dissecting a worm to learning about molecular biology.
Experimental and analytical sciences—genetics, biochemistry, crystallography, and eventually molecular biology—made natural history seem old fashioned.
This includes individual advising and mentoring; funded research positions in Boise State labs for selected students; and funding for new CWI classes in ethics, cell biology and genetics, as well as a new cell/molecular biology lab component.
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medical Definition of molecular biology
- Molecular biology experiments proved that small pieces of DNA did sometimes move within or between chromosomes, thereby triggering changes in gene expression.
- —John Rennie, Scientific American, March 1993
- The test is based on several recent advances in molecular biology, including the new insight that cells slip into the uncontrolled growth known as cancer through defects in specific enzymes that monitor and control division.
- —Lawrence K. Altman, The New York Times, 11 Oct. 1994
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