I-CAMP 2014

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I-CAMP 2014

biosights: May 12, 2014 - Phosphoinositides get cells in shape

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Early Drosophila embryos undergo 13 rounds of rapid nuclear division before enclosing each nucleus into an individual, membrane-bound cell. Reversi et al. describe how the phosphoinositides PI(4,5)P2 and PI(3,4,5)P3 control the resulting cell shapes by coordinating actomyosin contractility with plasma membrane expansion. This biosights episode presents the paper by Reversi et al. from the May 12, 2014, issue of The Journal of Cell Biology and includes an interview with senior author Stefano...

Genetic engineering and the production of molecules

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Theoretical biophysicist William Bialek discusses genetic engineering and how the placement of instructions for a gene alters an organism.

Adam Arkin at the 2014 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Adam Arkin, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, at the 9th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 20, 2014 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Pamela Ronald at the 2014 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Pamela Ronald, UC Davis, at the 9th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 20, 2014 in Walnut Creek, Calif.

Scott Hickey at the 2014 DOE JGI Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting

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Scott Hickey, UC Berkeley, at the 9th Annual Genomics of Energy & Environment Meeting on March 19, 2014 in Walnut Creek, Calif.