Contact: Diana Yates
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Caption: Former graduate student Ajith Harish (pictured, now a post-doctoral researcher at Lund University in Sweden) worked with Caetano-AnollÚs on a study that suggests that ribosomal proteins were around before the ribosome began building proteins.
Credit: Ajith Harish
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