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Yitzhak Pilpel

"evolve: when science meets dance". Photo: Ami Jacobs
13.06.2021

An original dance performance is set to debut at the end of the month following a yearlong creative exchange between resident choreographer and...

Copying Foreign Genes Helps Bacteria Withstand the Test of Time
04.02.2021

Tracking how bacteria adopt new genes provides unique insight into their evolution, antibiotic resistance and the creation of useful bacteria in...

Prof. Yitzhak Pilpel
17.08.2020

Prof. Yitzhak Pilpel is the recipient of the Helen and Martin Kimmel 2020 Award for lnnovative lnvestigation

mistakes
01.08.2019

Mapping where these errors occur was a feat they said couldn't be done. It turns out many are not random

bacteria compete
13.05.2019

The principles of test-tube evolution may guide new biotechnology research 

slow: beginning translation
06.03.2017

Slowing ribosomes as they "enter" the RNA highway keeps protein production flowing

which came first
25.02.2016

In evolution, both chicken and egg may come first

Algorithm-generated comparisons among the genomes of cells from 450 tissue samples: The analysis revealed a striking similarity (red colors, upper right rectangle) in tRNA signatures among cancerous cells and healthy dividing cells, as well as a degree of similarity among the non-dividing cells (red colors, lower left rectangle), whereas no such similarity (blue) was found when dividing cells were compared with non-dividing ones
23.11.2014

Synonyms in the gene code spell differences in cell division

Yeast tRNA. Blue and gray are the anticodon end, purple translates to amino acid. Image: Yikrazuul via Wikimedia Commons
03.04.2014

Translators in the cell help out when a teammate is in trouble

Prof. Yitzhak Pilpel
13.08.2013

Prof. Yitzhak Pilpel received the IBM Faculty Award

 

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