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Nusse Lab studies complexity of Wnt signal protein as 2019 conference approaches

As the 2019 Gordon Research Conference — “Wnt Signaling Networks in Development, Disease and Regeneration” — approaches, Stanford developmental biology professor Roeland Nusse is continuing more than 30 years of work with the protein known as Wnt. He leads the Nusse Lab at Stanford in researching the effects and mechanisms of Wnt signaling, which has profound consequences on stem cell fate, tissue regeneration and cancer.

New fall class emphasizes creativity in the sciences

In the new autumn quarter course BIO 61: “Science as a Creative Process,” students learn about the process of creative problem solving in the sciences. Directed toward freshmen interested in STEM, the course provides room for students to explore technology through experiments in addition to teaching students about the history of creative thinking in science.