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Below is a selection of recent publication highlights from the Biology Program. The full citations are not listed but can be accessed through the links.

Tight Adherence (Tad) Pilus Genes Indicate Putative Niche Differentiation in Phytoplankton Bloom Associated Rhodobacterales
Shady Amin | Frontiers in Microbiology

Unraveling the Predictive Role of Temperature in the Gut Microbiota of the Sea Urchin Echinometra sp. EZ across Spatial and Temporal Gradients

John Burt | Molecular Ecology

Neural Specification, Targeting, and Circuit Formation during Visual System Assembly
Claude Desplan | Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America

The Microbiota of Healthy Dogs Demonstrates Individualized Responses to Synbiotic Supplementation in a Randomized Controlled Trial
Aashish Jha | Animal Microbiome

Nuclear Organization during Hepatogenesis in Zebrafish Requires Uhrf1
Kirsten Sadler Edepli | Nature Communications

Alternative Glycosylation Controls Endoplasmic Reticulum Dynamics and Tubular Extension in Mammalian Cells
Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani | Science Advances

Synthesis and Evaluation of Coastal and Marine Biodiversity Spatial Information in the United Arab Emirates for Ecosystem-based Management
John Burt | Marine Pollution Bulletin

Manipulating and Tracking Single Hepatocyte Behavior during Mouse Liver Regeneration by Performing Hydrodynamic Tail Vein Injection
Kirsten Sadler Edepli | STAR Protocols

Applying the Ecosystem Services - EBM Framework to Sustainably Manage Qatar's Coral Reefs and Seagrass Beds
John Burt | Ocean & Coastal Management

Mitogenome Analyses Elucidate the Evolutionary Relationships of a Probable Eocene Wet Tropics Relic in the Xerophilic Lizard Genus Acanthodactylus
Sebastian Kirchof, Stephane Boissinot | Scientific Reports

uhrf1 and dnmt1 Loss Induces an Immune Response in Zebrafish Livers Due to Viral Mimicry by Transposable Elements
Kirsten Sadler Edepli | Frontiers in Immunology

Hovlinc is a Eecently Evolved Class of Ribozyme Found in Human lncRNA
Kourosh Salehi-Ashtiani | Nature Chemical Biology