“That’s been the most exciting thing,” he said in an interview with The Daily. “Watching a lab make such a significant transformation.”
Each week, The Daily’s SciTech section produces a roundup of the most interesting and influential research happening on campus or otherwise related to Stanford. Here’s our digest for the week of Sept. 22.
Using single-molecule tracking and high-resolution microscopy, researchers were able to see how the surface layer (S-layer) of Caulobacter crescentus bacteria forms and develops. This knowledge is useful in learning about the defense system of the cell.
Satire: Our generation will be remembered for the many intellectual things that we have accomplished — from eating Tide Pods to creating “The Woah.” Our next feat is to end the dreadful experience that the aliens have been going through ever since Stanford brought them to this earth.
On Friday, officials from the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) removed radioactive material from a San Carlos home formerly owned by recently deceased SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory employee Ronald Seefred.
Expecting still-rising costs and poor endowment performance, Drell spoke of “cost cutting” in response to low expectations for the University’s financial prospects. The Senate also unanimously passed a resolution expressing support for need-blind admission and need-based financial aid for international undergraduate students.
Khadem is currently chief communications officer at Caltech, but she is no stranger to Stanford; she served as communications director at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory from 2011 to 2016.
As a part of its initiative to further research in biology, chemistry and material sciences, the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory unveiled one of the world’s most advanced cryogenic electron microscopy (Cryo-EM) facilities in April.