Tashika Robinson

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Recognition of the role of non-Mendelian inheritance is on the rise, particularly as epigenetic phenomena are shown to shape the transformation of genomes into phenotypes. Ciliates provide a model system in which to explore the role of epigenetics because ciliates have both a germ line (micronuclear) and somatic (macronuclear) genome within every cell. In(More)
Prostate cancer (PCa) is the second leading cause of cancer-related death afflicting United States males. Most treatments to-date for metastatic PCa include androgen-deprivation therapy and second-generation anti-androgens such as abiraterone acetate and enzalutamide. However, a majority of patients eventually develop resistance to these therapies and(More)
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