Brian Doctrow

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A variety of techniques are currently in use for preparing protein-containing lipid vesicles known as proteoliposomes. However, the functionality of membrane protein in proteoliposomes prepared by various techniques has rarely been evaluated directly. We prepared rhodopsin-containing proteoliposomes consisting of asolectin or native retinal rod outer(More)
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  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2016
HIV belongs to a family of viruses known as retroviruses. The ability of retroviruses to synthesize DNA using their RNA genome as a template distinguishes them from other viruses. The synthesized DNA can then integrate itself into the genome of an infected cell, becoming what is known as a provirus. Jan Svoboda, a cell and molecular biologist at the Czech(More)
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  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2017
“Interdisciplinary” has become a buzzword in science in recent years. According to David Heeger, a professor of psychology and neural science at New York University (NYU), “You don’t do interdisciplinary science by putting a physicist and a biologist in the same office. Nor do you make interdisciplinary science happen by taking a grant proposal and(More)
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  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2017
Theoretical ecology uses conceptual and mathematical models, computer simulations, and data analysis to study ecological systems. Alan Hastings, a Distinguished Professor of Environmental Science and Policy at the University of California, Davis, has contributed significantly to the development of this field over the past four decades. Much of his research(More)
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  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2016
Joachim Messing’s father did not initially approve of his son’s decision to become a scientist. “He was a mason,” Messing explains, “and was hoping that I would just take over his business.” His mother, however, was more supportive, “because she didn’t like the rough climate on the construction sites.” Fortunately for science, his mother prevailed. Messing,(More)
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  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 2017
In computer science, distributed systems involve many processors cooperating to complete a certain task—a field with significance for the current age of wireless communications and cloud computing. Nancy Lynch, the NEC Professor of Software Science and Engineering at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, literally wrote the book on distributed(More)
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