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From the lab of Dr. James Letts: Tetrahymena, a tiny single celled-organism, turns out to be hiding a surprising secret: it’s doing respiration – using oxygen to generate cellular energy – differently from other organisms such as plants, animals or yeasts. The discovery, published March 31 in Science, highlights the power of new techniques in structural biology and reveals gaps in our knowledge of a major branch of the tree of life.

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Katie Keehn from the MCB Office was recently recognized for her hard work and efforts in making the PREP@UCD program a huge success!

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Created to help increase equity in the biological sciences, the Raymond L. Rodriguez Undergraduate Research Award supports first-generation undergraduate students in their research pursuits over a summer or academic quarter.