Margaret Keymakh '23, a biology major in the College of Arts & Sciences, recently had her research published in PLOS Genetics.

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Undergrad publishes research on genetic information exchange

Margaret Keymakh ’23 remembers well the day when her assays starting returning the results she was hoping for – and how excited she was when her replications of those experiments corroborated those findings.

“I was doing this experiment getting real data that matched what we had expected by reading through the literature,” she said. “I just wanted to get some good work done in the lab, but it was clear that this was something of note that we could write about.”

That study, in the lab of Brooks Crickard, an assistant professor of molecular biology and genetics, was recently published in a paper in PLOS Genetics, where Keymakh is named as first author.

Read the full story on the College of Arts & Sciences website.

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