In lecture last Wednesday, Dr. Laura Kaufman presented her research on collagen
gels, because they are a good environment for studying cancer cell migration. She explained
that most people do not die from the primary tumor itself, instead it is metastasiz
In lecture last Wednesday, Dr. Eric Greene spoke about bacterial adaptive
immunity. Recent technologies allow researchers to look at DNA by binding it to a
surface and observing the places that site-specific proteins bind to it. Antibodies
hold the DNA in
In lecture on Wednesday, Christine Denny spoke about her research on
several memory disorders, including depression, PTSD, Alzheimers and Amnesia.
She first identified three key memory processes: Encoding, Storage, and Retrieval.
Encoding is the process o
Cystic Fibrosis is a fatal genetic disease that primarily targets the digestive
system and the lungs. According to Dr. John Hunt, cystic fibrosis is the result of a
mutated protein that fails to reach the surface of the cell. This protein behaves like