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Alumna is First Author of Newly Published Paper

CONWAY, Ark. (June 16, 2014) – Hendrix alumna Chelsea Cupp Sullivan is a first author on a paper that recently appeared in Molecular Biology of the Cell (MBoC).

The paper is titled The adaptor protein GULP promotes Jedi-1–mediated phagocytosis through a clathrin-dependent mechanism. Read the abstract here.

Sullivan, who graduated from Hendrix in 2009, is attending Vanderbilt University. An image from her research also appears on the MBoC cover. See the image here.    

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