Young Investigator Profile: Mikko Taipale

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Assistant Professor, University of Toronto

Recommended by Susan Lindquist, Whitehead Institute

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – When Mikko Taipale joined Susan Lindquist's lab as a postdoc, he was interested in the evolutionary work going on there. He started on a project examining whether prions like the ones that cause like Creutzfeldt-Jakob in humans could have more positive, useful roles in other organisms.

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