Unraveling the mystery of TDP-43, a versatile protein involved in several Neurodegenerative disorders

The TDP-43 protein is involved in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and in frontotemporal dementia (FTLD...

How do temperature and competition affect true fruit flies and their natural enemies?

True fruit flies (Tephritidae) have an economic impact of hundreds of millions (USD) in the USA alone. They...

How do roots vary? An exploration of root functional traits across an environmental gradient in Hainan, China

Roots are an important, yet understudied, part of tropical forests. We need to better understand how roots vary...

Engineering Bacteria of the Lung Microbiome to Degrade Carcinogens and Toxins

Benzene is a toxic compound found in air polluted from cigarette smoke, car exhaust, and industry. It is known...

Assessing stress in migrants and minorities after the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election using hair cortisol

Shifts in politics (2016 U.S. Presidential Election), policies (Executive Orders, American Healthcare Act...

Thermolyze: A Temperature Controlled Kill-Switch for Containment of Pathogenic Bacteria in Research Labs

We will engineer a temperature-controlled kill switch to be used in pathogenic or genetically modified bacteria...

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