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MMG Newsletter Summer 2013

What happened in MMG this year? Read all about it!  

Environmental Mutagen Society Recognizes Wallace’s Research Contributions

Read about Susan Wallace’s award from the Environmental Mutagen Society.

Fives-Taylor Named Cabot “Community Celebrity” in Recognition of Volunteer Work

Read about Paula Fives-Taylor’s community award.

Summer 2012 Newsletter

See what’s been happening in the Department and catch up with MMG alumni.  

Summer 2011 Newsletter

See what has been happening in the Department.

Research Spotlight: In vivo development of antibiotic resistance in Campylobacter infection

Citation: J. C. Lindow, F. Poly, D. R. Tribble, P. Guerry, M. P. Carmolli, S. Baqar, C. K. Porter, K. K. Pierce, M. J. Darsley, K. S. Sadigh, E. A. Dill, the Campylobacter Study Team, and B. D. Kirkpatrick. 2010. Caught in the Act: In Vivo Development of Macrolide Resistance to Campylobacter jejuni Infection. J [...]

Summer 2010 Newsletter

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Recognition of damaged DNA by a replicative DNA polymerase

Citation: Aller P, Ye Y, Wallace SS, Burrows CJ, Doublié S. 2010. Crystal structure of a replicative DNA polymerase bound to the oxidized guanine lesion guanidinohydantoin. Biochemistry 49, 2502-2509. Direct link to the publication at the Biochemistry website Authors’ Association with MMG: Pierre Aller – is a postdoctoral associate in the MMG Department Sylvie Doublié [...]

MMG Class of 2010

The MMG Department said goodbye to the undergraduate Class of 2010 on Sunday May 23rd. This year we graduated 4 double majors (MICRO & MGEN), 7 MGEN and 2 MICRO majors. Seven of our graduates also had minors in microbiology, molecular genetics, business administration, statistics or art history. Congratulations on a job well done and [...]

Research Spotlight: Dissecting the pathway of EmaA glycosylation in an oral pathogen

Citation: Tang, G. and Mintz, K.P. 2010. Glycosylation of the collagen adhesin EmaA of Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans is dependent upon the lipopolysaccharide biosynthetic pathway. Journal of Bacteriology 192(5):1395-1405. Direct link to the article Authors’ Association with MMG: Gaoyan Tang – is a postdoctoral associate in the MMG Department Keith P. Mintz – is an Associate Professor [...]