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Emilija Sagaityte is a section editor for Science and Research. She is junior, concentrating in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, from outside of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. When she’s not writing or editing for The Herald, she can be found researching or unwinding while playing the violin or piano.

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Starting at the microscopic level: COVID-19 researchers at Brown combat viral proteins

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Starting at the microscopic level: COVID-19 researchers at Brown combat viral proteins

June 17, 2020 0 comments

With the assistance of the COVID-19 Research Seed Fund awards, several projects are diving in to investigate COVID-19 on the microscopic, molecular level.

Brown Research Seed Fund fuels ongoing research on COVID-19

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Brown Research Seed Fund fuels ongoing research on COVID-19

June 10, 2020 0 comments

The University distributed $350,000 in research funds through the COVID-19 Seed Awards this April to faculty carrying out experiments on the virus and its societal impact.

Tagged for the Americas, Australia, countries in between, students’ study abroad travel bags must stay home another semester

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Tagged for the Americas, Australia, countries in between, students’ study abroad travel bags must stay home another semester

May 15, 2020 1 comment

As the impact of COVID-19 continues into the summer, the University has canceled its sponsored Fall 2020 study abroad programs for undergraduate students. 

Brown researchers identify malaria vaccine candidate

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Brown researchers identify malaria vaccine candidate

April 30, 2020 0 comments

A study partially conducted at the University has identified a new vaccine target for malaria with a novel mechanism underlying its ability to confer immunity.

Tweets, Testimonies, Reports: Brown researchers deconstruct climate change discourse in social media, Rhode Island

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Tweets, Testimonies, Reports: Brown researchers deconstruct climate change discourse in social media, Rhode Island

April 25, 2020 0 comments

As the sun sets on a week preserved for celebrating and protecting the Earth and environment, University researchers continue dedicating their energy toward this very aim, unearthing information on climate-related discourse and the climate change countermovement and planting their findings to spur future action.

Energy, Media, Action: Brown researchers investigate climate change countermovement

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Energy, Media, Action: Brown researchers investigate climate change countermovement

April 23, 2020 0 comments

As of Wednesday, Earth Day has completed its orbit around the world for the 50th time, carrying with it a global reminder to respect the environment.

Jeff Bailey, Wafik El-Deiry and Daniel Harris are three researchers who have shifted their traditionall studies aside as they pursue COVID-19 related projects

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Brown researchers combat COVID-19 in the lab, clinic

April 2, 2020 0 comments

While researchers across the University had to close their doors and hang up their lab coats for the foreseeable future on March 18, some labs have found ways to keep their doors open for the benefit of the community amid the COVID-19 crisis.

Uncertain future challenges researchers, students working away from Brown

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Uncertain future challenges researchers, students working away from Brown

April 1, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Academia in Flux: Consequences of COVID-19

Following the University’s instruction to shut down all non-essential research in laboratories by March 18 — by which time most students had relocated off-campus — it became apparent that remote work would become the new normal for millions of people around the world. 

The University libraries closed their doors to students and the public and limited the number of staff following an email notice of a COVID-19 case on campus.

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Historic pandemic poses lasting impact on libraries, scholarship

March 31, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Academia in Flux: Consequences of COVID-19

As researchers and academics across the globe shift their priorities, the scholarship that used to dominate their time is largely being put on hold, with consequences and personal ramifications spanning departments and fields. 

By 5 p.m. today, research labs across the University — including those in Sidney Frank Hall — will go dark, their facilities shut down in an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19 coronavirus.

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University restricts research in effort to prevent COVID-19 spread

March 18, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series Academia in Flux: Consequences of COVID-19

While people turn to scientists for the latest updates on COVID-19, laboratories across campus will more or less go dark after 5 pm today. The constant hum of machines mixing samples will grow quiet as equipment is shut off, new experiments are canceled and entry is limited to essential personnel only.

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