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Imbalance: breaking DNA to destroy cancer cells

Imbalance: breaking DNA to destroy cancer cells

Dr. Kevin Mills, a former researcher at The Jackson Laboratory and co-founder of Cyteir Therapeutics, presented a seminar on February 29th regarding the therapeutic role of genomic instability. His research at Cyteir Therapeutics focuses on two small molecules, AID and RAD51, which are involved in genomic damage and genomic repair,...

 
 

Annie Hoen: studying the microbiome at Dartmouth

Annie Hoen: studying the microbiome at Dartmouth

Annie Hoen, Assistant Professor of Epidemiology and Biomedical Data Science at the Geisel School of Medicine, has been a member of the Dartmouth family for nearly a year to date. Her work concerns the microbiome of the infant gut, the factors that contribute to its formation, and its effects on...

 
 

STEM Panel & Guide

STEM Panel & Guide

DUJS STEM Guide 2014 (PDF)   Just three years ago, we found it difficult to traverse the maze of science, technology, engineering, and math — or STEM — courses here at Dartmouth. Because we realized the utility of a centralized resource for academic inquiries, this publication serves as the inaugural...

 
 

A new way to detect plasma

The effects of atmospheric plasma can be visible to the naked eye under the right conditions.

On Tuesday, September 23, Juha Vierinen, a post-doc at MIT came to campus to give a talk on his work at the Haystack Observatory.  Vierinen works to take statistical measurements of our atmosphere. When most people think of the atmosphere, they don’t often think of plasma, but it is definitely...

 
 

Genome Wide Association Studies and Rice

Genome Wide Association Studies and Rice

To produce the most resilient strain of rice, breeders would conventionally cultivate two different hardy species, but Susan McCouch, a professor of plant breeding and genetics at Cornell University, has found evidence otherwise. In her Friday Oct. 4, 2013 seminar at Dartmouth College, McCouch discussed discoveries about rice and what...

 
 
 
 
 

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