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Episode 141: Mga Sikreto Ng Katawan: Sa Proteins Ba Malalaman?
Dr. Neil Andrew Bascos is a Protein Structural Biologist from the National Institute of Molecular Biology and Biotechnology. He also serves as Program Director for the Protein, Proteomics and Metabolomic Facility of the Philippine Genome Center. His research involves investigations of the effect of structural forms on the functions of medically relevant proteins.
We talked about omics, the science behind proteins, studying proteins at the molecular level, unexpected paths in science inquiry, butterfly disease, and more.
How to contact Dr. Neil:
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Listen to Ask Theory Episode 141 here:
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