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The UCLA geneticist examines how defects in a histone protein lead to symptoms throughout the body.

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At Harvard University the chemical biologist looks for new metabolic pathways to investigate how gut bacteria interact with one another and their hosts.

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image: Valerie Horsley Gets Under Skin

Valerie Horsley Gets Under Skin

By Kerry Grens | May 1, 2017

The Yale University cell and molecular biologist is probing the deep mysteries of epidermal cells.

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image: Angela Brooks: Splicing Specialist

Angela Brooks: Splicing Specialist

By Diana Kwon | April 1, 2017

At the University of California, Santa Cruz, the researcher combs the cancer genome, looking for weaknesses.

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image: Jeremy Day Probes Reward Signaling in the Brain

Jeremy Day Probes Reward Signaling in the Brain

By Catherine Offord | January 1, 2017

The University of Alabama, Birmingham, researcher seeks the neural roots of animal behavior

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image: Vlad Denic on Exploring New Fields and Failing Successfully

Vlad Denic on Exploring New Fields and Failing Successfully

By Ben Andrew Henry | December 1, 2016

The Harvard professor is pursuing fundamental questions about autophagy, protein homeostasis, and other cellular processes, and he’s always on the lookout for his next new topic.

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image: Jason Holliday: Tree Tracker

Jason Holliday: Tree Tracker

By Jef Akst | February 1, 2016

Associate Professor, Virginia Tech, Department of Forest Resources and Environmental Conservation. Age: 37

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image: Weiwei Dang: Epigenetics in Aging

Weiwei Dang: Epigenetics in Aging

By Jef Akst | March 1, 2015

Assistant Professor, Huffington Center On Aging, Baylor College of Medicine. Age: 38

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image: Doris Bachtrog: Sex Chromosome Wrangler

Doris Bachtrog: Sex Chromosome Wrangler

By Molly Sharlach | January 1, 2015

Associate Professor, Department of Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley. Age: 39

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image: Feng Zhang: The Midas of Methods

Feng Zhang: The Midas of Methods

By Kerry Grens | August 1, 2014

Core Member, Broad Institute; Investigator, McGovern Institute; Assistant Professor, MIT. Age: 32

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