Using a new variation of gene-editing technology CRISPR, Stanford ChEM-H Institute Scholar Stanley Qi and colleagues were able to change the spatial organization of DNA in cell nuclei and show how physical relocation altered cell function.
ChEM-H faculty fellow Alice Ting is among eight Stanford School of Medicine researchers awarded High-Risk, High-Reward Research grants from the NIH. Ting will use her grant to understand how different organ systems communicate with one another.
As chemist Carolyn Bertozzi takes on a new role as Baker Family Co-Director, Stanford ChEM-H, she talks about bridging gaps between chemistry research and medical practice and preparing graduate students for the future.
Stanford PhD student Brad Krajina discusses a novel technique for measuring stiffness in precious biological materials. Co-authors on the study also include ChEM-H faculty fellows Sarah Heilshorn and Justin Sonnenburg.
Two graduate students and their respective advisers, ChEM-H faculty fellows Christina Smolke and John Boothroyd, were awarded grants for scientific leadership and dedication to diversity and inclusion in the sciences.
University of Puerto Rico graduate students affected by Hurricane Maria are using SLAC’s facilities to keep their studies on track. Several of the students are working with researchers at the ChEM-H Macromolecular Structure Knowledge Center to learn how to purify and grow protein crystals.
A new Stanford study identified a molecule that offers natural protection against Salmonella bacteria. Co-authors of the interdisciplinary paper include four ChEM-H faculty fellows and scientists from the ChEM-H Medicinal Chemistry Knowledge Center.