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John Sedivy (right) has been working on understanding the basic mechanisms of aging and cell death, in particular a form known as cellular senescence, since he came to the University in 1995.

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University honors professors with Distinguished Research Achievement Awards

April 19, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series University 2020 Research Achievement Awards

As part of its 2020 Research Achievement Awards, the University recognized the exemplary research of three accomplished professors in biology, computer science and alcohol and addiction studies with the Distinguished Research Achievement Awards. 

Nicolas Fawzi is studying a class of RNA processing assemblies whose dysfunction has implications for several neurodegenerative diseases, including ALS.

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University honors associate, assistant professors with Early Career Research Achievement Awards

April 19, 2020 0 comments
This article is part of the series University 2020 Research Achievement Awards

Seven University faculty members received 2020 Research Achievement Awards this year for their research and scholarly contributions across disciplines including the arts, medicine, engineering and molecular science. An exceptional four researchers were awarded an Early Career Research Achievement Award. 

Nanoparticle therapy shows promise for treatment of rare cancer

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Nanoparticle therapy shows promise for treatment of rare cancer

November 22, 2019 Comments are Disabled

This month, a paper published by University researchers Richard Terek and Qian Chen highlighted a potential nanotechnology therapy that targets chondrosarcoma, a rare type of bone cancer.

The ancient site of Koutroulou Magoula holds kilns, figurines and trenches that reveal a collaborative community from the Middle Neolithic Period, which lasted from 10,000 B.C.E. to 4,000 B.C.E.

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Students, archaeologists uncover artifacts at ancient Greek site

November 8, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Professor of Archaeology Yannis Hamilakis leaves his office at the University behind every summer to work in Greece, at Koutroulou Magoula, an archaeological site rich with ancient histories.

Wildfire control challenging in warming climate

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Wildfire control challenging in warming climate

October 22, 2019 Comments are Disabled

In the same week that wildfire-prevention blackouts were imposed on hundreds of thousands of Northern Californians, a study on the past 1400 years of wildfire activity in California’s Sierra Nevada region revealed that climate change will bring more burning in California’s future.

The Plavicki lab uses zebrafish as a model organism to understand the DNA regulatory transcription factor sox9b and its relation to the heart, brain and other physiological systems.

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University scientists see effects of environmental contamination in zebrafish

October 4, 2019 Comments are Disabled

Since 2016, the Plavicki lab has explored the ways that environmental contaminants, which are chemical stressors, affect the brain and heart development of zebrafish.