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Oleg MakarevichResearcher of the Week:
Oleg Makarevich


Meet Oleg,

He is a Biological Sciences major and a two-time URA Scholar. In his spare time he offers his services as a tutor at the Chemistry Tutorial Center (Meyerhoff Room 145). His future pursuits includes obtaining an MD/PhD and conduct research while being a specialist and continuing to see patients.

EHis research will explore the microscopic world of eukaryotic ribosomes; also known as 80S ribosomes, referring to their sedimentation coefficients in Svedberg units. He is currently in the process of creating a strain of yeast in which the chromosomal gene for the L24 protein has been replaced with an HA-tagged version of the same gene under the control of an inducible promoter.

Read his abstract here...

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