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IDENTIFICATION OF ANTHOCYANIN BIOSYNTHESIS GENES IN RICE PERICARP USING PCAMP

Abstract Anthocyanins are a kind of biologically active flavonoids, which have strong anti‐oxidation and anti‐mutation functions as...

THE ENTOPTLAYOUT CYTOSCAPE PLUG-IN FOR THE EFFICIENT VISUALIZATION OF MAJOR PROTEIN COMPLEXES IN PROTEIN-PROTEIN INTERACTION AND SIGNALLING NETWORKS

AbstractMotivationNetwork visualizations of complex biological datasets usually result in ′hairball′ images, which do not discriminate...

 
 
 

FUNCTREE2: AN INTERACTIVE RADIAL TREE FOR FUNCTIONAL HIERARCHIES AND OMICS DATA VISUALIZATION

AbstractSummaryFunctional annotations and their hierarchical classification are widely used in omics workflows to build novel insight...

'Alarming': Scientists warn bloodsucking worms found in Florida rattlesnakes may spread

'ALARMING': SCIENTISTS WARN BLOODSUCKING WORMS FOUND IN FLORIDA RATTLESNAKES MAY SPREAD

A biology professor was examining a dead snake when live, bloodsucking worms began crawling out of its mouth.

 
 
 
Watch The Awesome Trailer For Universal's New Jurassic World Ride

WATCH THE AWESOME TRAILER FOR UNIVERSAL'S NEW JURASSIC WORLD RIDE

Living biological attractions so astounding, they'll capture the imagination of the entire planet!

IAmScience Haritha Dhanikonda

IAMSCIENCE HARITHA DHANIKONDA

Haritha Dhanikonda is a first-year Ph.D. student studying the evolution of RNA in Donald Burke's lab. | photo by Mariah Cox, Bond LSC By...

 
 
 
World's First 3D-Printed Heart Made Using Patient's Biological Materials

WORLD'S FIRST 3D-PRINTED HEART MADE USING PATIENT'S BIOLOGICAL MATERIALS

World's first 3D-printed, small-scaled human heart engineered using patient's own materials and cells. The engineered heart completely...

ONE-STEP HYDROTHERMAL SYNTHESIS OF ULTRABRIGHT WATER-SOLUBLE SILICON NANOPARTICLES FOR FOLATE-RECEPTOR-MEDIATED BIOIMAGING

Abstract Fluorescent silicon nanoparticles exhibiting excellent photostability and colloidal stability and favorable biocompatibility...

 
 
 
How an Ohio Kids' Hospital Quietly Became Ground Zero for Gene Therapy

HOW AN OHIO KIDS' HOSPITAL QUIETLY BECAME GROUND ZERO FOR GENE THERAPY

If a once-modest regional hospital and its new biotech allies have their way, the capital of Ohio could one day rival America's other...

OXIDATIVE STRESS MODULATES THE EXPRESSION OF APOPTOSIS-ASSOCIATED MICRORNAS IN BOVINE GRANULOSA CELLS IN VITRO

Abstract Despite its essential role in ovulation, oxidative stress has been found to be cytotoxic to cells, while microRNAs are known...

 
 
 
A fit body makes a healthy heart: Research says regular exercise can reduce your risk of heart attacks by HALF

A FIT BODY MAKES A HEALTHY HEART: RESEARCH SAYS REGULAR EXERCISE CAN REDUCE YOUR RISK OF HEART ATTACKS BY HALF

“Fitness” can mean a lot of things. There's physical fitness, which pertains to health and the proper functioning of a human body -...

Milkweed Bug Genome Revealed

MILKWEED BUG GENOME REVEALED

I'll admit that I have long admired the beauty of the large milkweed bug Oncopeltus fasciatus , without knowing anything about it....

 
 
 
Alumni Spotlight: John Reid

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: JOHN REID

John Reid '87 enjoyed the atmosphere of the department while working on his Ph.D. The current Biological and Agricultural Engineering...

Department Head Honored by Alma Mater for Exceptional Efforts

DEPARTMENT HEAD HONORED BY ALMA MATER FOR EXCEPTIONAL EFFORTS

Dr. Searcy receiving the award from Dean Elizabeth Loboa Dr. Stephen Searcy, head of the Department of Biological and Agricultural...

 
 
 

NEW BIOLOGICALLY DERIVED METAL-ORGANIC FRAMEWORK MIMICS DNA

Chemical engineers have synthesized a biologically-derived metal-organic framework on which the hydrogen bonding that forms the DNA...

UNSUPERVISED DISCOVERY OF PHENOTYPE SPECIFIC MULTI-OMICS NETWORKS

AbstractMotivationComplex diseases often involve a wide spectrum of phenotypic traits. Better understanding of the biological mechanisms...

 
 
 

MASSIVE DATASETS AND MACHINE LEARNING FOR COMPUTATIONAL BIOMEDICINE: TRENDS AND CHALLENGES

Abstract This survey paper attempts to cover a broad range of topics related to computational biomedicine. The field has been attracting...

DGCR8 KNOCKOUT APPROACHES TO UNDERSTAND MICRORNA FUNCTIONS IN VITRO AND IN VIVO

Abstract Biologic function of the majority of microRNAs is still unknown. Uncovering the function of miRNAs is hurdled by redundancy...

 
 
 
Alumni Spotlight: Thomas Marek

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT: THOMAS MAREK

Thomas Marek is a Native Aggie who loves Texas A&M and the department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering. Marek's love for...

Cataracts and Amyloid Beta: Early Marker and New Drug Target?

CATARACTS AND AMYLOID BETA: EARLY MARKER AND NEW DRUG TARGET?

I've just had cataract surgeries, so I wasn't thrilled to find a new report in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences...