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Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences

Elizabeth Whitcomb

Scientist III
Elizabeth Whitcomb

Elizabeth Whitcomb

Scientist III

Education: 
BS, Biology & Psychology, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY
PhD, Immunology, Sackler School - Tufts University, Boston, MA
Research synopsis: 

My research is focusing on defining the roles for specific enzymes in the ubiquitin pathway in cell division, cell migration, and the epithelial to mesenchymal transition in ocular tissues. I am using cell based as well as cell free assays to identify mechanisms by which ubiquitination can protect substrates from proteasomal degradation.

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