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Rich studies microbes 2,500 meters down on the sea floor Biologist pursues microbes 2,500 meters under the sea

On Nov. 8, 2014, Assistant Professor of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Jeremy Rich descended 2,500 meters to the Pacific Ocean floor to explore the ecosystems of hydrothermal vents. Read More

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CFAR symposium on Nov. 6

Passing of Marjorie Thompson ’73 PhD’79

Dean Elias at 250th Fall Celebration

Ebola outbreak: Updates from the field

New population health program progresses

Yoga for bipolar disorder

Microchip reveals tumor cell migration

Award to fund Parkinson’s research

End ban on gay blood donors

Shift chemo to further rectal cancer care?

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Research Grants and Publications

Eric Morrow, MD, PhD

Department of Molecular Biology, Cell Biology, and Biochemistry
Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior

A study led by Assistant Professor of Biology Eric Morrow provides a new diagnostic criteria for Christianson Syndrome.

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Karla Kaun, PhD

Department of Neuroscience

Assistant Professor of Neuroscience Karla Kaun will apply a new $300,000 grant to study the neuroscience of alcohol intoxication.

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Richard Bennett, PhD

Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology

Dr. Bennett was corresponding author on a study in Nature that found that the yeast Candida lusitaniae couples mating with meiosis.

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BioMed Publications

Brown Medicine
(Fall 2014)
Division of Biology and
Medicine Annual Report
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Fall 2014


A new study authored by biomedical engineering graduate student Molly Boutin and faculty adviser, Professor Diane Hoffman-Kim, is the first comparative evaluation of chemical treatments for making 3d tissues see-through.
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