October 28, 2013

Cell Survival by Anastasis, a Novel Therapeutic Target in Cancer

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April 22, 2013

Understanding exactly how stem cells form into specific organs and tissues is the holy grail of regenerative medicine. Now a UC Santa Barbara researcher has added to that body of knowledge by determining how stem cells produce different types of "daughter" cells in Drosophila (fruit flies). The findings appear today in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Science.

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October 03, 2012

The MCDB department is excited to announce the successful recruitment of two outstanding scientists from Johns Hopkins University, Drs. Denise and Craig Montell.

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November 14, 2011

During Drosophila oogenesis, a group of cells breaks off from the epithelium that envelopes the egg chamber. Squeezing between the gigantic nurse cells, these so-called border cells migrate from the anterior end of the egg chamber to the posterior, where they subsequently form a pore in the developing eggshell.


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