User:CarolineAjo-Franklin

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Hallo!<br>I'm a more recent addition to the [[Silver Lab]] in the area of yeast synthetic biology. We (Dirk, [[Ira Phillips|Ira]], and myself) have designed and are in the process of constructing a cell-cycle counter in S. cerevisiae. Our goal is to produce an ''in vivo'' device which will identity cells which have divided 0, 1, or 2 times through expression of fluorescent reporters. Our motivation is three-fold: 1)the cell-cycle counter and related devices would provide vastly improved tools for aging research in S. cerevisiae, 2)construction of a functional counter should reveal quantitative attributes of robust genetic networks, and 3) the counter would be the first example of a synthetic device in eukaryotic cells which takes advantage of sub-cellular compartmentalization - the major feature that distinguishes eukaryotes.
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Hallo!<br>I've been a postdoc in the [[Silver Lab]] since March 2005 working in the area of yeast synthetic biology. I've worked with Dirk and [[Ira Phillips|Ira]] on constructing a cell-cycle counter in S. cerevisiae. More recently I've focused my efforts on creating and characterizing transcripton factors and transcriptional networks. You can find a more detailed description of my research interests on [[http://www.ajofranklin.com|my website]].

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Hallo!
I've been a postdoc in the Silver Lab since March 2005 working in the area of yeast synthetic biology. I've worked with Dirk and Ira on constructing a cell-cycle counter in S. cerevisiae. More recently I've focused my efforts on creating and characterizing transcripton factors and transcriptional networks. You can find a more detailed description of my research interests on [website].

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