Researcher studies protein’s role in aging

Sunny Zhou, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of chem­istry and chem­ical biology, has received $1 mil­lion from the National Insti­tutes of Health to study the impor­tance of an enzyme in aging and disease.

A wiring diagram for disease

Baruch Barzel, a post­doc­toral researcher in world-​​renowned net­work sci­en­tist Albert-​​László Barabási’s lab, has worked out a method for map­ping the inter­ac­tions between cel­lular com­po­nents, moving the team a step closer in its quest to under­stand, pre­dict, and con­trol disease.

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In the lab: Mike Pollastri

Chem­istry and chem­ical biology asso­ciate pro­fessor Michael Pol­lastri has sev­eral under­grad­uate and grad­uate stu­dents working in his lab. They mix and create com­pounds, test whether those com­pounds are what is […]

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Guest post: Opening up drug discovery for neglected diseases

This post was written by asso­ciate pro­fessor Michael Pol­lastri. Neglected trop­ical dis­eases are a col­lec­tion of infec­tious dis­eases that pri­marily affect the poor in devel­oping nations, and many have extremely […]

Students learn research skills through summer program

A group of first-​​year stu­dents recently com­pleted the Summer Dis­covery Expe­ri­ence, an inten­sive PRISM summer pro­gram in which stu­dents expe­ri­ence hands-​​on research in math­e­matics, physics, and biology.

Real life is not a clinical trial

Phar­macy grad­uate Nick O’Donnell earned an award at the RISE:2013 expo this spring for his work inves­ti­gating the adverse effects of intra­venous sedatives.