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Aug 19 2016 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty
By using modern techniques to study how proteins are directed to various areas within a cell, Biology Professor Judith Frydman and colleagues are revising the fundamental understanding of cellular mechanisms. The work could impact future drug designs. The study was recently published in Nature;...
Aug 15 2016 | Office of Naval Research | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Biology Assistant Professor Jeremy received a  2016 Young Investigator Award from the Office of Naval Reserch. The Young Investigator Program seeks to identify and support academic scientists and engineers who are in their first or second full-time tenure-track academic appointment and who show...
Aug 12 2016 | Posted In: Awards, Faculty
Biology Professor Marcus Feldman received the Lifetime Achievement Award from his alma mater, the University of Western Australia.  Professor Feldman was presented with the award at a celebration event held on August 12, 2016.
Jul 21 2016 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty, Staff
A new study upends the status quo to combatting schistosomiasis, which affects 250 million people worldwide. Research led by Biology Professor Guilio De Leo  suggests that the spread of the parasitic disease is curbed more effectively with ecological intervention than drug treatment alone. Susanne...
Jul 20 2016 | Stanford Report | Posted In: Research, Faculty, Students
Around the world people have been living longer, with life expectancy pushing past 70 in many countries. However, people aren’t simply living longer on average: Inequality among individuals in the length of life has shrunk over time.