Student Profile: Cancer, Auto Upholstery, and Grad School Prep--Mackenzie Roman's Roller Coaster Year

Feb 28, 2018

Curious to know what grad school is like?  Ask MCB senior Mackenzie Roman. Roman has been working in Dr. Ghassan Mouneimne’s Cellular and Molecular Medicine lab since August 2014.  Learning...

Functional Genomics Core, Mission: Impossible Experiments

Jan 30, 2018

Since 1600, the search for a needle in a haystack has symbolized a quixotic waste of time—looking for something very small in a too-large space.  Technology has come a long way since the 17th...

Student Profile: Stephen Yao’s Guide to Rocking Undergraduate Research

Jan 30, 2018

Stephen Yao is a fly guy.  A Drosophila melanogaster guy, to be exact.  Working in MCB Professor Daniela Zarnescu’s lab for nearly four years as an undergraduate, Yao has learned a lot...

MCB Heads to the Stars with Astrobiologist Dr. Betul Kacar

Nov 15, 2017

If you ask Dr. Betul Kacar, humanity is on the verge of developing the tools to detect life on distant planets remotely. As an astrobiologist who studies the origins of life (on Earth), she is on a...