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Biochemistry/Cell Biology Major and Molecular Biology Majors Combined Starting Fall 2018 - The Triton


The Triton
UC San Diego's Division of Biological Sciences is combining the Biochemistry/Cell Biology major and Molecular Biology major to form a new major, Molecular and Cell Biology, for students admitted after Fall 2018. The Biology Education Committee ...

Microscope enables researchers to control motion within living cells - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Simple motion inside biological cells, such as the streaming of cytoplasm—the liquid cell interior—is widely believed to be essential for cells and the development of complex organisms. But due to the lack of suitable tools, this intracellular motion ...

Programming gene and engineered-cell therapies with synthetic biology - Science Magazine


Science Magazine
Advances in synthetic biology are enabling the development of new gene and cell therapies. Kitada et al. review recent successes in areas such as cancer immunotherapy and stem cell therapy, point out the limitations of current approaches, and describe ...

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