Research brief: PS gene-editing shown to restore neural connections lost in brain disorder

A new study demonstrates ability for gene therapy to repair neural connections for those with a rare genetic brain disorder.

The Trumpet biocomputing platform heralds a new path for medicine

A team of researchers at the University of Minnesota has developed a platform for a third method of biocomputing: Trumpet, or Transcriptional RNA Universal Multi-Purpose GatE PlaTform.

An untangled loop

Protein engineers discover an improved target for new drug discovery.

April 18: Picture a Scientist Screening and Discussion

Watch and discuss the award-winning film, which chronicles the groundswell of researchers who are writing a new chapter for women scientists.

Research brief: Protein engineers navigate toward more targeted therapeutics

Sivaraj Sivaramakrishnan, Fred Sadler and colleagues uncovered a point to a more targeted approach to drug discovery.

Getting to the bottom of spine cancer

Yasuhiko Kawakami and colleagues aim to better understand the disease and open the door to new and more effective treatments.

Pushing new boundaries

MCDB&G postdoctoral associate Miles Smith looks toward a future in the growing field of gene therapy.

On a personal note

Heewon Lee finds a new career and personal connections through genetic counseling.

The science of managing scientists

CBS alumna Courtney Coombes works to advance research efforts through administrative work.

An educational advocate

David Matthes steps in as director of undergraduate studies for the genetics, cell biology and development major.