Biochem Undergrad Highlights Experiences Working in Research Lab
Gaurav Sharma ’22 — the URECA researcher of the month for August 2021 — is a biochemistry major in the Honors College and recipient of the Kenneth M. Nicholas Undergraduate...Read More
Setting Her Global Sights on Helping At-Risk Populations
To Isabelle Loop ’21, strangers are only friends she hasn’t met yet. And “strange” places are only places where she will meet them. It’s how the biochemistry major from rural Spencer,...Read More
Study Identifies Important Cause of Congenital Heart Disease
A team of researchers co-led by SBU's Michael Frohman discovered that certain loss of functions in the Phospholipase D1 gene causes congenital right-sided cardiac valve defects and neonatal cardiomyopathy.
Nancy Hollingsworth Named 2020 AAAS Fellow
The Distinguished Teaching Professor was elected for her contributions to the field of genetics, particularly the discovery of genes important for meiotic chromosome segregation.
Scientists Visualize Structure of Key Enzyme That Makes Triglycerides
The first structure of a lipin enzyme — which carries out an important step in the production of triglycerides, the main reservoir for long-term energy storage — will help scientists...Read More