Neurons mature and acquire their firing properties with the help of Rbfox genes, a family of genes linked to autism and other neurodevelopmental disorders.
The new facility within the Systems Biology department will promote the design and implementation of new experimental methods for the study and engineering of biological systems.
Yufeng Shen, Peter Sims, and Chaolin Zhang have designed a new team-taught course that covers both the experimental and analytical basics of next-generation sequencing.
Systems Biology Professor Saeed Tavazoie has been named a recipient of a NIH Transformative Research Award for his research on molecular interaction mapping.
Andrea Califano and his investigative team discover a molecular signaling mechanism underlying a specific type of highly aggressive breast cancer.
Kyle Allison, recipient of the NIH Director’s Early Independence Award, is exploring how to keep common bacterial infections from becoming chronic illnesses.