Fellow Focus: Michi Taga

October 15, 2010
JCC Fellow, 2004–2007

When Michiko Taga began her post-doc at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 2003, she never imagined that it would lead her to solving a longstanding mystery about vitamin B12, a vitamin that is fundamental […]

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Fellow Focus: Michael Palladino

October 15, 2010
JCC Fellow, 2001–2003

Some neurodegenerative diseases appear only as we age, even if the associated mutations are present and expressed throughout life.  Former JCCF Fellow Michael Palladino started examining how such diseases change with time as a post-doc […]

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Fellow Focus: Elizabeth Miller

October 15, 2010
JCC Fellow, 2000–2003

A growing number of diseases are associated with protein misfolding in the endoplasmic reticulum, including the chronic lung disease cystic fibrosis.  Since ending her JCCF Fellowship in 2005, Liz Miller has extended her endoplasmic reticulum […]

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Fellow Focus: Margaret Gardel

October 15, 2010
JCC Fellow, 2005–2007

Before scientists had tools to perturb gene expression and look for molecular interactions, they poked and prodded cells to examine them.  Advancing that understanding of how cells respond to forces and displacements, former JCCF Fellow […]

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Fellow Focus: Rhiju Das

October 15, 2010
JCC Fellow, 2006–2009

In 2001, Rhiju Das – at the time a PhD student in theoretical physics at Stanford University – attended a scientific talk where he learned about biological machines known as ribosomes, the cellular workhorses that […]

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