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Notre Dame Grad Student Chosen to Present Work at 2017 Future Fellow Research Conference

Author: Jenna Bilinski

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Alyssa Lesko, fourth-year Biology graduate student, was recently selected to present her work at the 2017 Future Fellow Research Conference (FFRC) at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. Lesko will present her work on how the loss of tumor suppressor Adenomatous Polyposis Coli (APC) and subsequently how its normal functions leads to tumorigenesis. Read more.

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Scientists reveal new and improved genome sequence of Daphnia pulex

Author: Jessica Sieff

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By understanding how they respond to toxic elements, scientists can look at how environmental changes caused by agriculture and road runoff or warming temperatures and climate change could impact populations in lakes, rivers and standing bodies of water.

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