This study investigated the performance effects of plant secondary metabolites on insect performance, and the molecular mechanisms insects use to overcome these toxins.
The effects of the acinar-specific inactivation of the Hnf6 transcription factor in pancreatic cancer as well as the correlation between PanIN progression to pancreatic cancer and HNF6 expression were studied here. Authors:
A Comparison of Co-Occuring Sexual Versus Gynogenetic Reproductive Strategies in the Sycamore Leaf Beetle, Neochlamisus platani
A comparison between sexual and gynogenetic Neochlamisus platani leaf beetles was conducted through feeding/mating choice tests.
The quantitative genetic diversity of select mitochondrial genes and population structure of Daucus carota populations was studied.
A neuropeptide found in invertebrates, the tachykinin-related peptide, caused an overall decrease in olfactory sensitivity for the American cockroach.
The goal of this work was to characterize TGF-β signaling in the tumor microenvironment.
This study focused on the novel use of dextrans to assess the capacity for a model Coronavirus to induce macropinocytosis through the course of infection.
The purpose of this work is to see the effects of reducing the dopamine input to the prefrontal cortex on parvalbumin-containing GABAergic interneurons.
A Characterization of Three Groups of MC3T3-E1 Pre-Osteoblastic Cells to Aid in Testing of Polyurethane-Bone Scaffolds for Wound Healing
This study characterized three groups of MC3T3-E1 preosteoblastic cells with different culturing history, focusing on proliferation rates and alkaline phosphatase levels.
Inhibition of the Wnt signaling pathway promotes favorable tissue regeneration and remodeling.
Laser ablation is used to determine how embryonic wounds affect the morphogenesis of Drosophilia.
A procedure for measuring fluorescence from multiple sources in microfluidic devices.
Fourteen species of insects were dissected to determine if the expression of the neurohormone bursicon in their adult stages correlated with their mode of metamorphosis.
Determination of the interaction between MTG16 and Zbtb family members and their ability to repress the Wnt target matrilysin.
This study explores the effectiveness of bound water as an indicator of bone fracture resistance through NMR
This study focused on the emotional perception of schizophrenic patients, using a biological method.
A real-time analysis of the anxiety level of a subject was predicted by a virtual reality system based on the subject’s heart rate
An assay was optimized to query a correlation between Bid protein phosphorylation and the development of acute myelogenous leukemia.
The development of a microfluidic device to study endothelial cell alignment in the presence of competing stimuli.
Reconstructing Climate Change and Food Production in the Ancient Peruvian Andes Using Stable Isotope Analysis
Testing the effectiveness of stable isotope analysis in reconstructing climate change and diet in the ancient Peruvian Andes.
Freestanding Carbon Nanotube Films Fabricated By Post-Electrophoretic Deposition Electrochemical Separation
The development of a novel method for producing buckypapers following electrophoretic deposition of carbon nanotubes is presented.
Identification of Motifs in the Intracellular Domain of the Engulfment Receptor Jedi-1 required for Phagocytosis
This study focuses on a novel engulfment receptor Jedi-1, ITAMs, and the NPXY motif and their role in the engulfment process.