Welcome! Mudabir Abdullah, a Masters student from the University of Kashmir. He did his post Master’s Research fellowship at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore under the supervision of Prof. Sandhya S. Visweswariah. Welcome Mudabir!
Kachroo lab is looking for talented graduate students. The selected candidates will be supported by funding from the Faculty of Arts and Sciences at Concordia University. The prospective students will work at Canada’s first Genome Foundry for Synthetic Biology research. Check the advertisement here. And follow the instrutions for application here.
In June 2017, we published our work on systematic bacterialization of essential genes in baker’s yeast in eLife journal. This work showed that many essential yeast genes can be replaced by their bacterial counterparts, despite over 2 billion years of evolutionary divergence between prokaryotes and eukaryotes identifying ancient heme biosynthesis as a universally swappable pathway.