New research from Professor Mohammad Mofrad’s lab shows how gateway proteins can recognize and block aberrant strands of genetic code from exiting the nucleus – a form of quality control for the transport of genetic information.
Will we be making our morphine at home? A chat with Professor John Dueber on brewing opiates with synthetic biology.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has announced a major award to establish the the Molecular Sciences Software Institute. Teresa Head-Gordon, Chancellor’s Professor of Bioengineering, Chemistry and Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering, is the lead scientist at UC Berkeley.
Professor David Schaffer has received a $1.8 million research award from the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine Discovery Quest program for his project, “Scalable, Defined Production of Oligodendrocyte Precursor Cells to Treat Neural Disease and Injury.”
By examining the chemical makeup of young blood, professors Irina Conboy and David Schaffer have discovered a drug that could turn back the age clock.
Professor Phillip Messersmith is designing better glues for medical procedures, applying knowledge about the underwater superglues made by mussels. Due to their extreme delicacy, special new adhesives are needed to seal the amniotic sac after surgical intervention.
Professor Adam Arkin is among the small group of scientific, business and policy leaders who today announced their intent to launch The Genome Project-write (HGP-write) in 2016. Learn more about this exciting new effort at the Center for Excellence for Engineering Biology.