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Sep 22 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Research, Faculty
In a paper published Sept. 17 in Current Biology, researchers in the lab of Dominique Bergmann observed the formation of leaves and noticed the nuclei moved in bewildering ways. Further investigation uncovered proteins that act as compasses and motors, guiding the divisions of individual cells to...
Sep 14 2020 | Posted In: Announcements
The Stanford Biology Department is excited to welcome Jeffrey Smith as a Humanities and Sciences Dean's Fellow! This position, offered for the first time this year, allows recent PhD graduates to continue their own research while also contributing to teaching within their host department. Jeffrey...
Sep 10 2020 | Posted In: Announcements
Professor Dominique Bergmann has been appointed Cell, Molecular and Organismal Biology Associate Chair in the Department of Biology effective September 1, 2020.  Dr. Bergmann is Professor of Biology and an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute.
Sep 9 2020 | Stanford News | Posted In: Research, Faculty
In a paper published September 1, 2020 in The Lancet, Erin Mordecai along with other researchers predict how, when and where in Sub-Saharan Africa malaria will ebb and other mosquito-borne diseases, such as dengue fever, will rise dramatically.  A warming climate and urbanization will likely lower...
Sep 8 2020 | Stanford News
In a paper published by Cambridge University Presson May 7, 2020, researchers developed a new mathematical model that investigates how a health-related behavior or idea that is transmitted between people can harm public health. Models explore how disease dynamics change when cultural behaviors...

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