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Three years in a lab

THREE YEARS IN A LAB

As Rosenfeld's students graduate, awards and future plans celebrate excellence Brittney Marshall, a graduating Biological Sciences...

Breakthrough Technique for Studying Gene Expression Takes Root in Plants

BREAKTHROUGH TECHNIQUE FOR STUDYING GENE EXPRESSION TAKES ROOT IN PLANTS

Researcher Christine Shulse tends to Arabidopsis plants in a lab at the DOE Joint Genome Institute. An open-source RNA analysis platform...

 
 
 

RICE BLAST FUNGUS STUDY SHEDS NEW LIGHT ON VIRULENCE MECHANISMS OF PLANT PATHOGENIC FUNGI

Researchers examined the fungal cell biology of rice blast fungus pathogenesis and recently published the first systematic and comprehensive...

PROTEIN-ENSEMBLE-RNA DOCKING BY EFFICIENT CONSIDERATION OF PROTEIN FLEXIBILITY THROUGH HOMOLOGY MODELS

AbstractMotivationGiven the importance of protein-RNA interactions in many biological processes, a variety of docking algorithms have...

 
 
 

NATURE REDUCES THE ENERGY COSTS OF WATER FLOW IN THE CAPILLARY SYSTEM OF PLANTS AND BLOOD VESSELS OF ANIMALS

Abstract -Nature is known to minimize the energy costs of water flow in the vascular bundles of plants and the blood vessels of animals....

Study Concludes Glassy Menagerie of Particles in Beach Sands Near Hiroshima is Fallout Debris from A-Bomb Blast

STUDY CONCLUDES GLASSY MENAGERIE OF PARTICLES IN BEACH SANDS NEAR HIROSHIMA IS FALLOUT DEBRIS FROM A-BOMB BLAST

Researchers collected and studied beach sands from locations near Hiroshima including Japan's Miyajima Island, home to this torii gate,...

 
 
 

FACE-TIME WITH TAR: PORTRAITS OF AN HIV-1 RNA WITH DIVERSE MODES OF EFFECTOR RECOGNITION RELEVANT FOR DRUG DISCOVERY

Small molecules and short peptides that potently and selectively bind RNA are rare, making the molecular structures of these complexes...

SENIOR SCIENTIST, ONCOLOGY NGS - PFIZER - LA JOLLA, CA

Degree in a relevant scientific field with a focus on Cancer biology, cancer genetics, Biotechnology, molecular biology, immuno-oncology...From...

 
 
 

SCIENTIST/SENIOR SCIENTIST, ONCOLOGY NGS - PFIZER - LA JOLLA, CA

Degree in a relevant scientific field with a focus on Cancer biology, cancer genetics, Biotechnology, molecular biology, immuno-oncology...From...

Geoffrey Hinton discusses how AI could inform our understanding of the brain

GEOFFREY HINTON DISCUSSES HOW AI COULD INFORM OUR UNDERSTANDING OF THE BRAIN

In a fireside chat at Google I/O 2019, Geoffrey Hinton, a pioneer in machine learning, spoke about the present and future of AI.

 
 
 
Professor Spotlight: Maria King

PROFESSOR SPOTLIGHT: MARIA KING

Dr. Maria King has been an assistant professor in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering for over a year now, but...

 
 
 
New Sequel II System Enables Rapid Characterization of Invasive Pests

NEW SEQUEL II SYSTEM ENABLES RAPID CHARACTERIZATION OF INVASIVE PESTS

USDA campaign poster to stop the spread of the invasive pest Stop, Scrape, Squash... and Sequence! The latest invasive insect to hit...

NEW IMMUNODEFICIENCY DISEASE DISCOVERED

A new immunodeficiency disease caused by a novel genetic mutation has been identified by researchers, providing unique insights into...

 
 
 
2019 Annual Departmental Scholarship and Awards Banquet

2019 ANNUAL DEPARTMENTAL SCHOLARSHIP AND AWARDS BANQUET

The Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering had its Annual Departmental Scholarship and Awards Banquet on Saturday, April...

Varun Gejji Awarded Distinguished Graduate Student

VARUN GEJJI AWARDED DISTINGUISHED GRADUATE STUDENT

Varun Gejji, Ph.D. Candidate at Texas A&M University in Biological and Agricultural Engineering, has received one of the prestigious...

 
 
 
Lundbeck to Buy Abide Therapeutics For $250M, Make SD Lab a US Hub

LUNDBECK TO BUY ABIDE THERAPEUTICS FOR $250M, MAKE SD LAB A US HUB

Danish pharma firm Lundbeck has agreed to acquire Abide Therapeutics for $250 million upfront. The La Jolla-CA-based company, spun...

ENGINEERING ARTIFICIAL CELL MEMBRANES TO DRIVE IN SITU FIBRIN HYDROGEL FORMATION

Re-engineering the cell membrane for improved biofunction is an emerging, powerful tool in cell biology to develop next-generation...

 
 
 

BIOTECH MATERIALS HANDLER LEAD - AVIVA SYSTEMS BIOLOGY - SAN DIEGO, CA

Plus for experience working in Biotech. Strong attention to detail. A San Diego Biotech company is looking for a Materials Handler...

Unique Synthetic Antibodies Show Promise for Improved Disease and Toxin Detection

UNIQUE SYNTHETIC ANTIBODIES SHOW PROMISE FOR IMPROVED DISEASE AND TOXIN DETECTION

Scientists have invented a new “synthetic antibody” that could make screening for diseases easier and less expensive than current go-to...