Entries by Jithesh Vijayan

Interview with Martin Jonikas, PhD

Dr. Jonikas is an assistant professor in the Department of Molecular Biology at Princeton University. His lab studies the carbon concentration mechanism in the unicellular model alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii. Recently, his lab showed that pyrenoid bodies in unicellular algae are phase-separated compartments within the chloroplast. This was a monumental change to the preexisting notion of […]