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  1. Focus on the big picture: Essential advice on the chalk talk from the 5th Annual Postdoc Retreat

    The 5 th Annual Postdoc Retreat was held at Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory (CSHL) on August 14. Saikat Nandi, one of the event organizers, shares some crucial advice from one of the sessions – The Mock Chalk Talk.
    1. Biochemistry and Chemical Biology
    2. Structural Biology and Molecular Biophysics

    Functional instability allows access to DNA in longer transcription Activator-Like effector (TALE) arrays

    Kathryn Geiger-Schuller et al.
    Single molecule DNA-binding trajectories and deterministic modeling analyses demonstrate a functional role for high energy partly folded states in Transcription Activator-Like Effectors that could improve future TALEN design.
    1. Computational and Systems Biology
    2. Neuroscience

    Genetic control of encoding strategy in a food-sensing neural circuit

    Giovanni Diana et al.
    Building on previous work (Entchev et al, 2015), computational analyses reveal that the choice between redundant versus synergistic encoding in a gene expression code for food abundance is controlled by cross-talk and auto-regulation among TGF-beta and serotonin pathways.
  2. Webinar Report: Sir Henry Dale Fellowships from the Royal Society and the Wellcome Trust.

    In the second webinar in our postdoctoral fellowships series, we heard about the Sir Henry Dale Fellowships funded by the Royal Society and the Wellcome Trust.
    1. Human Biology and Medicine

    Point of View: Competency-based assessment for the training of PhD students and early-career scientists

    Michael F Verderame et al.
    A method to assess the training of scientists, based on a set of 10 core competencies, is proposed.
    1. Epidemiology and Global Health

    Malaria: Age, exposure and immunity

    Michael White, James Watson
    The acquisition of immunity to malaria by an individual depends on their age and the number of infectious mosquito bites they have received.
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    1. Neuroscience

    Neuroplasticity: Exciting experiences make neurons less excitable

    Prakruti Nanda et al.
    Neurons in the brain of a female mouse that respond to the scent of a given male become suppressed after mating.
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    1. Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
    2. Human Biology and Medicine

    Organ Development: Tips from the embryonic lung

    Avinash Waghray, Jayaraj Rajagopal
    A new source of progenitor cells can now be used to study hidden aspects of human lung development and pediatric lung disease.
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