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Spore formation model could help advance medicine - MSUToday

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MSUToday

Spore formation model could help advance medicine
MSUToday
Postdoc Sabyasachi Halder and graduate student Daniel Parrell in the Kroos group, along with Biochemistry and Molecular Biology colleague Michael Feig and Doug Whitten, proteomics facility director for the MSU Research Technology Support Facility ...

Helping in spite of risk: Ants perform risk-averse sanitary care of infectious nest mates - EurekAlert (press release)

Google Alert - 7 hours 38 min ago

Helping in spite of risk: Ants perform risk-averse sanitary care of infectious nest mates
EurekAlert (press release)
Matthias Konrad was a PhD student supervised by Sylvia Cremer from 2009 to 2014, and joined IST Austria in 2010 as one of the first PhD students, and stayed for one year after his PhD as a postdoc in the Cremer group. Christopher Pull was a PhD student ...

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Scientists deliver high-resolution glimpse of enzyme structure - Phys.Org

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Phys.Org

Scientists deliver high-resolution glimpse of enzyme structure
Phys.Org
The paper's lead authors are MIT research scientist Edward Brignole and former Scripps Research Institute postdoc Kuang-Lei Tsai, who is now an assistant professor at the University of Texas Houston Medical Center. An unusual enzyme. The RNR enzyme ...

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NIH Postdoc Busted for Bad Research (Retraction Watch - MedPage Today

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NIH Postdoc Busted for Bad Research (Retraction Watch
MedPage Today
The U.S. Office of Research Integrity has taken final action in a case against Colleen Skau, PhD, a former NIH postdoc fellow who falsified results across multiple papers, Retraction Watch reports. For example, Skau claimed to have measured 250 focal ...

Meet our new faculty member: Assistant Professor of Physics Bjoern Penning - Brandeis University

Google Alert - 11 hours 7 min ago

Brandeis University

Meet our new faculty member: Assistant Professor of Physics Bjoern Penning
Brandeis University
During my doctorate and postdoc years, I worked in collider physics, in particular on the hunt for the Higgs boson particle. After the discovery of the Higgs, I turned towards searches for dark matter that connect both particle physics and astrophysics ...

The life-changing science prize that really does save lives - The Oxford Times

Google Alert - 16 hours 23 min ago

The Oxford Times

The life-changing science prize that really does save lives
The Oxford Times
The 2018 Postdoc Symposium will serve as a rare display of the science that is happening right now. The scientists holding postdoc positions are an international mix of researchers, including people freshly out of their DPhil/ PhD studies as well as ...

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Biology professor to study climate change in Great Smoky Mountains - The Daily Orange

Google Alert - February 19, 2018 | 8:09 pm

The Daily Orange

Biology professor to study climate change in Great Smoky Mountains
The Daily Orange
J.F.: It has to do with the decision way back when, when I was doing my postdoc. The main reason is that it has been a very famous place to do ecology since the 1950s. That's because a very famous researcher, Robert Whittaker … he did all kinds of ...

Pausing evolution makes bioproduction of chemicals affordable and efficient - Science Daily

Google Alert - February 19, 2018 | 6:02 pm

Pausing evolution makes bioproduction of chemicals affordable and efficient
Science Daily
... the evolution can be circumvented and cells will be able to produce the biochemicals within an industrial time scale. "When we rewire the production microorganism to slow down growth in case it loses production, we efficiently prevent it from ...

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Graduate student leverages geography, coding skills to land Google internship - Penn State News

Google Alert - February 19, 2018 | 9:01 am

Penn State News

Graduate student leverages geography, coding skills to land Google internship
Penn State News
"This also gives you a different view of the research you've already done, so you can have a deeper and more cohesive understanding of your research problem." Interning at Google provided insight into how an industry leader uses geographical data ...

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Resolving Interfacial Protein Dynamics by STReM - News-Medical.net

Google Alert - February 16, 2018 | 10:18 am

News-Medical.net

Resolving Interfacial Protein Dynamics by STReM
News-Medical.net
I've been working in single-molecule spectroscopy since my postdoc at UT Austin in 2004. My postdoc training threw me straight into the deep end. I showed up at UT and my boss said, "You're going to work on this protein that is important for HIV's ...

Fragile X syndrome neurons can be restored, study shows - Medical Xpress

Google Alert - February 16, 2018 | 7:00 am

Medical Xpress

Fragile X syndrome neurons can be restored, study shows
Medical Xpress
But Shawn Liu, a postdoc in Jaenisch's lab and first author of the Cell study, and others thought that the methylation blanketing those nucleotide repeats might play an important role in shutting down the gene's expression. In order to test this ...

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Physicists speed up droplet-wrapping process - Science Daily

Google Alert - February 15, 2018 | 6:43 pm

Physicists speed up droplet-wrapping process
Science Daily
Physics professor Narayanan Menon, with current postdoctoral researcher Deepak Kumar, former postdoc Joseph Paulsen and professor of polymer science Thomas Russell, report their findings in the current issue of Science. Paulsen is now at Syracuse ...

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Physicists speed up droplet-wrapping process - Phys.Org

Google Alert - February 15, 2018 | 2:49 pm

Phys.Org

Physicists speed up droplet-wrapping process
Phys.Org
Physics professor Narayanan Menon, with current postdoctoral researcher Deepak Kumar, former postdoc Joseph Paulsen and professor of polymer science Thomas Russell, report their findings in the current issue of Science. Paulsen is now at Syracuse ...

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Genome editor CRISPR's latest trick? Offering a sharper snapshot of activity inside the cell - Science Magazine

Google Alert - February 15, 2018 | 2:03 pm

Science Magazine

Genome editor CRISPR's latest trick? Offering a sharper snapshot of activity inside the cell
Science Magazine
In Science online this week, chemist David Liu and postdoc Weixin Tang, both of Harvard University, unveil two forms of what they call a CRISPR-mediated analog multievent recording apparatus, or CAMERA. In proof-of-concept experiments, they show in ...

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'CAMERA' records cell action with new CRISPR tricks - Science Magazine

Google Alert - February 15, 2018 | 2:02 pm

Science Magazine

'CAMERA' records cell action with new CRISPR tricks
Science Magazine
In Science online this week, chemist David Liu and postdoc Weixin Tang, both of Harvard University, unveil two forms of what they call a CRISPR-mediated analog multi-event recording apparatus, or CAMERA. In proof-of-concept experiments, they show in ...

Finale Doshi-Velez and Yaron Singer named Sloan Research Fellows - Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Google Alert - February 15, 2018 | 11:45 am

Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences

Finale Doshi-Velez and Yaron Singer named Sloan Research Fellows
Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences
Her work includes optimizing treatments for various diseases ranging from HIV to depression. Her focus on human-facing machine learning also guides her interests in interpretable machine learning models and regulation around algorithmic explanation ...

How Imperial is boosting vibrant, research-led startups - Imperial College London

Google Alert - February 15, 2018 | 5:07 am

Imperial College London

How Imperial is boosting vibrant, research-led startups
Imperial College London
Dr Daniel Malko, a postdoc from the Department of Chemistry, has co-founded a start-up called SweetGen with Dr Javier Rubio-Garcia and Professor Anthony Kucernak. SweetGen is developing an innovative fuel cell that is capable of consuming organic ...

10 Tips for Successful Grant Writing - The Chronicle of Higher Education

Google Alert - February 14, 2018 | 10:20 am

The Chronicle of Higher Education

10 Tips for Successful Grant Writing
The Chronicle of Higher Education
As a postdoc or a new faculty member, you are often tempted to try to "land a big grant" quickly — even in the absence of a track record. You would be better served securing a series of small grants first. Given that grant funding today is more ...

Researchers create predictable patterns from unpredictable carbon nanotubes - Phys.Org

Google Alert - February 14, 2018 | 8:42 am

Phys.Org

Researchers create predictable patterns from unpredictable carbon nanotubes
Phys.Org
"These findings are directly applicable to industry because when you use CVD, you get nanotubes that have curvature, randomness, and are wavy, and there is a great need for a method that can easily mitigate these defects without breaking the bank ...

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We must press Stanford to support parent scholars more - The Stanford Daily

Google Alert - February 14, 2018 | 8:15 am

We must press Stanford to support parent scholars more
The Stanford Daily
Yet, I knew my narrative was not isolated amid a sea of graduate students and postdocs families. With the support of VPGE, I have been able to channel my energies to listen to issues and concerns that differentially impact the lives of graduate ...

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