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Nov. 17, 2017

A zebrafish’s empty stomach can help scientists understand brain function

A zebrafish’s empty stomach can help scientists understand brain function

A new test can show how much a zebrafish larva has eaten. This basic information could be crucial to upcoming discoveries. A zebrafish swims in its tank. Understanding how zebrafish move can give researchers insight into how certain diseases impact human motion. Photo courtesy National Institute of Child Health and Human Development. By Eleanor C.…

Nov. 17, 2017

Lisa Caesar #IAmScience

Lisa Caesar #IAmScience

Lisa Caesar is a biological sciences Ph.D. candidate who works in Laura Schulz’s lab. | photo by Allison Scott, Bond LSC   “#IAmScience because education and my pursuit of learning became my ticket out of poverty and a way that I can really help others.” “Mother knows best” rings true for Gerialisa Caesar. In her…

Nov. 14, 2017

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Dr. Burke wins Distinguished Professor Award

Donald Burke-Agüero stands in his office in Bond LSC, holding a model of an RNA protein structure. Burke-Agüero studies the bio-chemical functions of RNA, and how those functions might be able to be artificially designed or replicated. | Phillip Sitter, Bond LSC By Samantha Kummerer, Bond LSC “He’s a triple threat in science,” Bond Life…

Nov. 10, 2017

Julia Brose #IAmScience

Julia Brose #IAmScience

Julia Brose is a senior studying biochemistry at Mizzou. She works in Chris Pires lab in Bond LSC. | Photo by Allison Scott, Bond LSC “#IAmScience because I really enjoy discovering and being around people who cultivate a positive learning environment.” As a freshman at Mizzou four years ago, Julia Brose knew she had a…

Nov. 3, 2017

Marianne Emery #IAmScience

Marianne Emery #IAmScience

Marianne Emery is a Ph.D. candidate in Ruthie Angelovici’s Lab in Bond LSC. | photo by Allison, Bond LSC “#IAmScience because it leads to innovation that makes for a better world, which is an awesome thing to be a part of.” It’s good to have a role model, and Marianne Emery has always looked up…

Nov. 2, 2017

The Truth Behind BPA- Free Labels

The Truth Behind BPA- Free Labels

Cheryl Rosenfeld, a Bond Life Sciences Center investigator and professor of biomedical sciences at the University of Missouri. | photo by Jinghong Chen, Bond LSC What companies aren’t telling you about their merchandise By: Samantha Kummerer, Bond LSC Bisphenol A, otherwise known as BPA, is used to make plastic containers, coats the inside your metal…

Oct. 30, 2017

In a viral game, the fight isn’t fair

In a viral game, the fight isn’t fair

Lab explores how parvo wins in tug of war with cells Kinjal Majumder and David Pintel examine the protein levels in mouse cells during MVM infection. Each black band represents the amount of viral protein in infected cells over time. | Photo by Samantha Kummerer, Bond LSC By: Samantha Kummerer, Bond LSC At the start…

Oct. 27, 2017

Vivek Shrestha #IAmScience

Vivek Shrestha #IAmScience

Vivek Shrestha, a Ph. D candidate, works in Dr. Ruthie Angelovici’s lab at Bond LSC. | photo by Allison Scott, Bond LSC “#IAmScience because it provides me with a platform to make that which seems impossible possible.” Agriculture is a mainstay in Nepal, where Vivek Shrestha was born and raised. He grew up in a…

Oct. 23, 2017

Modifying molecules with lasers

Modifying molecules with lasers

Jay Thelen Brief by Roger Meissen| Bond LSC What do lasers have to do with food allergies? Bond LSC’s Jay Thelen was recently part of a team that looked at how short laser pulses might be used to modify peptides and proteins to make foods edible for those with specific allergies. Thelen, a biochemistry professor, joined…

Oct. 20, 2017

Ronnie LaCombe #IAmScience

Ronnie LaCombe #IAmScience

Ronnie LaCombe, a Ph. D candidate in biological sciences at MU, stands near her lab station in D Cornelison’s lab in Bond LSC. | photo by Allison Scott, Bond LSC By Allison Scott | Bond LSC “#IAmScience because I feel most alive when I’m talking to people, both in and out of my field, about…