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Researchers study marine ecological changes at Easter Island Brown scientists examine ecological change at Easter Island

Easter Island has experienced "profound change" in its marine ecosystem. Brown researchers Jon Witman and Robert Lamb traveled to the remote island to find out why.
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Scientists develop model for paleontology

3.5-million grant will leverage data science to boost HIV care

Blocking protein reduces cancer spread in mice

Algorithim pinpoints networks of genetic mutations across cancers

New study measures head blows in girls’ lacrosse

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

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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

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Division of Biology and
Medicine Annual Report
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Winter 2014


Electronics manufacturing techniques inform the design of a new instrument that builds large structures from 3-D microtissue components. The device, called BioP3, could one day build human replacement organs.
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