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Tag: Department of Biology

Will your future clothes be made of algae?

Will your future clothes be made of algae?

April 29, 2021

For the first time, Rochester researchers have used 3D printers and a novel bioprinting technique to print algae into living, photosynthetic materials that are tough and resilient.

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Rochester’s latest CAREER award recipients pursue wide range of projects

Rochester’s latest CAREER award recipients pursue wide range of projects

April 20, 2021

This year, five University of Rochester researchers have received the National Science Foundation’s most prestigious award for early-career faculty.

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Rochester to advance research in biological imaging through new grant

Rochester to advance research in biological imaging through new grant

February 22, 2021

A multidisciplinary collaboration will create a new light-sheet microscope on campus, allowing 3-D imaging of complex cellular structures.

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Attention, at-home bakers: Three surprising things you might not know about yeast

Attention, at-home bakers: Three surprising things you might not know about yeast

February 18, 2021

Rochester biologist Justin Fay studies the complex ancestry of Saccharomyces cerevisiae, also known as baker’s or brewer’s yeast.

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Biology professor emeritus remembered as researcher, mentor, and colleague

Biology professor emeritus remembered as researcher, mentor, and colleague

January 14, 2021

Stanley Hattman, who taught at the University for more than 25 years, was known for his molecular biology research, student mentorship, and jovial demeanor.

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COVID-19 vaccine: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

COVID-19 vaccine: What’s RNA research got to do with it?

December 14, 2020

RNA research at the University of Rochester provides an important foundation for developing antiviral drugs, vaccines, and other therapeutics to disrupt the global spread of coronavirus.

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Student team develops noninvasive endometriosis test

Student team develops noninvasive endometriosis test

November 17, 2020

The test, developed by Rochester undergraduate students in the biological sciences, would eliminate the need for surgery to diagnose the painful condition.

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A route to better antibiotics: understanding ‘stressed bacteria’

A route to better antibiotics: understanding ‘stressed bacteria’

October 1, 2020

Rochester biologist Anne S. Meyer’s research into the mechanisms behind bacteria’s responses may lead to more effective antibiotics and less antibiotic resistance.

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An adapted classroom: Students and faculty find new ways to engage in teaching and learning

An adapted classroom: Students and faculty find new ways to engage in teaching and learning

September 18, 2020

Students and faculty members adapt to new—and safety-conscious—ways of interacting as teachers, scholars, and researchers.

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Rochester biologists selected for ‘rapid research’ on COVID-19

Rochester biologists selected for ‘rapid research’ on COVID-19

July 16, 2020

Rochester biologists are exploring how coronavirus interacts with cellular proteins to cause COVID-19 under a priority NSF program.

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