Peter Reddien's lab at the Whitehead Institute takes a step forward in understanding how neural circuits could be regenerated in adults.
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Certain cancer therapeutics concentrate within cells — a finding that could change the way scientists think about drug design.
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Differently shaped RNA molecules allow HIV to express different genes from the same RNA sequence.
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Researchers find master regulator needed for Toxoplasma gondii parasite to chronically infect host; promising step toward infection treatment, prevention.
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New research reveals how mTORC1 docks at lysosomal surface.
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Lehmann, a world-renowned developmental and cell biology researcher, is the institute’s fifth director.
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Whitehead Institute scientists find chemical modification contributes to trafficking between non-membrane-bound compartments that control gene expression.
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Along the genome, proteins form liquid-like droplets that appear to boost the expression of particular genes.
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Whitehead Institute team finds drugs that activate a key brain gene; initial tests in cells and mice show promise for rare, untreatable neurodevelopmental disorder.
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