Yasmin Hurd, director of the Mount Sinai Addiction Institute, deconstructed the neurobiology behind addiction disorders and presented new approaches for treatment of such diseases in a Thursday lecture.
In October, a team of five undergraduates earned a silver medal at the annual International Genetically Engineered Machine (iGEM) competition for their “Cerberus System,” which uses CRISPR technology to detect small molecules.
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.
Will the plate of the future consist of meat without animals, eggs without chickens and milk without cows? Many believe this future is closer than we think. We at Stanford should start thinking about this because it’s coming. There are lots of people already investing in and thinking about it. Visionaries like Bill Gates, Richard…
For the first time, Stanford researchers have created a protein transporter simulation of sugar molecules across cell membranes, providing insight into the development of neurotransmitter drugs for treatment of psychiatric disorders like depression.