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cell′ biol`ogy

the branch of biology dealing with the study of cells, esp. their formation, structure, and function.
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It's nothing like a pig with a human face or human brain,' said stem cell biologist Hiro Nakauchi of Stanford University.
The finding helps explain how the endoplasmic reticulum, or ER, reshapes itself in response to changing conditions, says study coauthor Jennifer Lippincott-Schwartz, a cell biologist at the Howard Hughes Medical Institute's Janelia Research Campus in Ashburn, Va.
Stuart Williams, a cell biologist leading the project, said that they have printed human heart valves and small veins with cells, and will be constructing some other parts with other methods.
Environmental toxicologist Walker, a consultant to the US Environmental Protection Agency; Newman (marine science, College of William and Mary, Virginia); and cell biologist Enache (biotechnology, U.
Breast cancer cells suspended in gel and then briefly compressed form orderly balls, just like normal breast cells do when squeezed, Gautham Venugopalan, an engineer and cell biologist at the University of California, Berkeley, reported December 17 at the annual meeting of the American Society for Cell Biology.
Japanese-American cell biologist Gordon Sato and his family were interned at Manzanar concentration camp during World War II, and he never forgot being hungry and learning to make corn grow in the California desert.
Artist Gina Czarnecki and stem cell biologist Professor Sara Rankin from Imperial College London hope thousands of children will take part in the project.
Miller, a cell biologist at Brown University, is the author of the most widely used high school biology textbook in the country, so it wasn't surprising the book was purchased a few years back for use by students in Cobb County, Ga.
Cell biologist Karen Lankford, PhD, demonstrated the use of electron microscopy in following transplanted cells within the nervous system, and Masanori Sasaki, MD, PhD, discussed the study of spinal-cord physiology following transplantation of stem cells.
Stem cell biologist, Dr Stefan Przyborski said: "Because the results will be more scientifically robust, this will accelerate drug development using human stem cell-derived tissues and potentially reduce the numbers of animals used in such research.
As a scientist in the Discovery and Screening Department, Alexandre Nesterov, a cell biologist and expert in receptor research, will work to develop an enhanced high-throughput cell-based screening system for new product development.
The original eighteen-member bioethics panel convened under Kass in 2001 included a range of experts such as Yale Law School Professor Stephen Carter and University of California cell biologist Elizabeth Blackburn.