Topic: Section of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology

Top Faculty Recruited to The University of Texas at Austin With $2 Million Cancer Research Grants

Aug. 17, 2011

Four faculty members joining The University of Texas at Austin, including three in the College of Natural Sciences and one in the Cockrell School of Engineering, were each awarded $2 million recruitment grants from the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT).

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Science and Business Students Win Top Prize at Biotechnology Case Competition

March 14, 2011

Plants 'Remember' Winter to Bloom in Spring With Help of Special Molecule

Dec. 7, 2010

The role a key molecule plays in a plant's ability to remember winter, and therefore bloom in the spring, has been identified by University of Texas at Austin scientists.

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Research of Cell Movements in Developing Frogs Reveals New Twists in Human Genetic Disease

July 30, 2010

Mutations in a gene known as "Fritz" may be responsible for causing human genetic disorders such as Bardet-Biedl syndrome, University of Texas at Austin developmental biologist John Wallingford and Duke University human geneticist and cell biologist Nicholas Katsanis have found.

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Getting Started: Biologist John Wallingford

July 6, 2010
Getting Started: Biologist John Wallingford

John Wallingford, associate professor in the Section of Molecular Cell and Developmental Biology, said his early interest in science was nurtured by a teacher. "Alice Kagi," he said. "She was just fantastic. She was so enthusiastic and so excited."

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