Salma Dawoud – Biochemistry

Salma Dawoud fell in love with chemistry in high school. At Southern Miss, she is working toward making it her career, majoring in biochemistry. With medical…

JAX research team identifies new mechanism for misfolded proteins in heart

JAX research team identifies new mechanism for misfolded proteins in heart
A Jackson Laboratory research team has found that the misfolded proteins implicated in several cardiac diseases could be the result not of a mutated gene, but of mistranslations during the "editing" process of protein synthesis. In 2006 the laboratory …
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Food for thought
Plant metabolism makes use of several unique elements, including specialized compartments for synthesis and storage along with transporters to coordinate traffic between these compartments. … For example, a recent report that short-chain …

Researchers Look to Squid for Latest Eco-Friendly 3D Printing Material
Starting with the European common squid, Demirel and his team examined the SRT protein complex; they have six squids' genetic sequences collected already and are on track to utilize their information to synthesize a thermoplastic. Their results-to-date …

Dr. Tanya Mayadas Joins Biothera's Research Advisory Board

Dr. Tanya Mayadas Joins Biothera's Research Advisory Board
EAGAN, Minn. — Biothera announced today that Tanya Mayadas, Ph.D. has joined its Research Advisory Board. Dr. Mayadas is a Professor of Pathology at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA. She has a broad background in inflammation, with specific …
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Eight researchers to receive 2015 Leibniz Prize
The new recipients of Germany's most prestigious research funding prize have been announced. In Bonn today, the Joint Committee of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation) decided to award the 2015 Leibniz Prize to …

Professor's journey starts and ends with stem cell studies
Now he's doing both — as a principal investigator with USC Stem Cell and a professor of research in the departments of stem cell biology and regenerative medicine, and otolaryngology-head and neck surgery at the Keck School of Medicine of USC. “I …
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Lecture – 17 Carbohydrates II


Lecture - 17 Carbohydrates II

Lecture Series on BioChemistry I by Prof.S.Dasgupta, Dept of Chemistry, IIT Kharagpur. For more details on NPTEl visit
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Plastic Pollution Causes 'Tons' of Problems as New Estimates Reveal Litter on

Plastic Pollution Causes 'Tons' of Problems as New Estimates Reveal Litter on
While the biochemistry of the world's oceans may be a complex study, with a myriad of variants, researchers are certain of one simple fact-man-made plastics do not belong in the oceans. And the pollution of our oceans is far more vast than the world …
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The Plastic-Eating Fungi That Could Solve Our Garbage Problem
In 2011, 20 undergraduates from Yale University's Department of Molecular Biophysics and Biochemistry traveled to Ecuador with professor Scott Strobel for an annual research trip and discovered a fungus that eats only polyurethane. It's the first …
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New conversion process turns biomass 'waste' into lucrative chemical products
A team of researchers from Purdue University's Center for Direct Catalytic Conversion of Biomass to Biofuels, or C3Bio, has developed a process that uses a chemical catalyst and heat to spur reactions that convert lignin into valuable chemical …
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Materials science lectures

Materials science lectures
12: “Fast Bioorthogonal Chemistry: Discovery, Development, and Applications,” Joseph Fox, professor of chemistry and biochemistry, University of Delaware. Nov. 19: “Addressing the Processing Gap in Organic Electronic Materials,” John Reynolds …
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Duke on the web
Over the years, online learning has worked its way into a number of aspects of Duke academics. At the lowest level of online involvement, classes ranging from art history to biochemistry have recorded lectures posted to the University's Panopto service.
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Columbia Launches Hybrid Learning Initiative
Two years ago, Associate Professor Brent Stockwell turned his 180-student biochemistry class into a flipped classroom with video presentations and lectures by him that students could watch the night before with class time devoted to work on case …
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Academic journals should adopt nonprofit publishing model, expert says

Academic journals should adopt nonprofit publishing model, expert says
Academic research associations should found their own nonprofit journals to avoid the substantially higher subscription rates of commercial publishers, says U. of I. finance professor Don Fullerton. Credit: L. Brian Stauffer. Shifting the publication …
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