Vincent Racaniello selects several notable posts each week from molecular and cellular biology and virology. He unravels viruses at virology blog.
- The poles of rod-shaped bacteria present a number of puzzles. How are they formed? What proteins are involved? How do the proteins get there?
- Around 44% of individuals who enter graduate school don’t finish. Here is useful advice on how to identify programs and advisors that are good matches and will increase the likelihood of completing your degree.
- The protozoan parasite Trypanosoma cruzi, the agent of Chagas disease, invades cells by inducing cell membrane damage. This triggers a cellular repair mechanism that drags the parasite into the cell.
I’ll be back next Friday with more selections.