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Chaperone Discovery

Tuesday, December 2, 2014
5:00 AM

Rowena G. Matthews Collegiate Professorship in Molecular, Cellular, and Developmental Biology Inaugural Lecture

About the lecture 

We have devised a way to improve on how well cells fold proteins. Protein miss folding is linked to a number of disease states including Alzheimer’s. We have used our method to explore folding in the cell, and discover chaperones that help proteins fold.