Our faculty and students are creating new knowledge every day and driving solutions to some of our greatest challenges. You are now viewing a collection of discoveries at the College of Biological Sciences.
A study led by Michael O’Connor and post-doctoral fellow Arpan Ghosh (Genetics, Cell Biology and Development) found that a metabolic enzyme thought to be active only in microbes and not in higher eukaryotes may be active in higher eu
Genetic differences between hemp and marijuana determine whether Cannabis plants have the potential for psychoactivity, ac
Nature Structural & Molecular Biology // May 18, 2015
Professors Hiroshi Matsuo and Reuben Harris, in collaboration with Professor Celia Schiffer (U. Massachusetts Medical School), solved the structure of the Vif-binding domain of human APOBEC3G (A3G). APOBEC3G, a DNA cytosine deaminase, restricts HIV-1 infection.
Most Minnesotans would welcome a January respite from winter. A team of BTI faculty got one — in snowy Switzerland.