Emma Kowal from Christopher Burge’s lab spoke about her goals to demystify the ways in which certain noncoding regions of genetic sequence, known as introns, contribute to protein production. Kowal, whose talk was titled “Gone but Not Forgotten: How Do Introns Enhance Gene Expression?” ultimately took home both the audience and jury cash prizes.
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