In today’s Academic Minute, Michael Levin of Tufts University explains the process that determines organ placement as an embryo develops.
Michael Levin is Professor and Director of the Tufts Center for Regenerative and Developmental Biology at Tufts University. His research is focused on understanding morphological and behavioral information processing in living systems. He holds a Ph.D. in genetics from Harvard Medical School.
About Dr. Levin
Dr. Michael Levin, Tufts University – Embryonic Development and Organ Placement
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Judith Ochrietor of the University of North Florida explains how a dangerous protein can also be dangerous for cancer.
Judith Ochrietor is an associate professor of biology at the University of North Florida where she uses her studies of cell adhesion and metabolism in the neural retina to train undergraduate and Masters of Science students. She earned a Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Ohio State University and later studied the development of the mammalian neural retina as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Florida.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Christopher Nomura of the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry explains the discovery of a new weapon in the battle against bacteria.
Christopher Nomura is an associate professor of Chemistry at the State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry. His research interests center on using molecular techniques to improve the supply of precursors for biobased products. He holds a Ph.D. from Penn State University.
In today’s Academic Minute, Dr. Andrew Marsh of the University of Warwick reveals how nanodiamonds could help keep your energy costs down and your laundry sparking white.
Andrew Marsh is an associate professor of chemistry at the University of Warwick. His research uses organic chemistry and molecular design to create functional molecules and to understand how those molecules interact with each other and with biological targets.