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Protein ‘Spy’ Gains New AbilitiesProtein ‘Spy’ Gains New Abilities
 (5/2/2017 2:06:15 PM) Emily Thomas in the Silberg Lab is first author on a study introducing a novel switch under the control of a chemical trigger that tags new proteins being synthesized in a cell.
Amy Dunham interviewed for KPRC Channel 2 News Special on MadagascarAmy Dunham interviewed for KPRC Channel 2 News Special on Madagascar
 (4/27/2017 3:33:40 PM) Amy Dunham interview for KPRC Channel 2 News Special on Madagascar (click photo to view news special)
2017 RURS2017 RURS
 (4/27/2017 3:30:45 PM) 2017 RURS - Click the photo to view the Biosciences at Rice facebook photo album
2017 GSA Crawfish Boil2017 GSA Crawfish Boil
 (4/27/2017 3:28:58 PM) 2017 GSA Crawfish Boil - Click the photo to view the Bioscience at Rice facebook photo album
McCurry awarded NSF fellowship for graduate reserachRice student Megan McCurry was named a recipient of the National Science Foundation’s (NSF) 2017 Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) fellowship.
 (4/26/2017 3:17:50 PM)
2017 Faculty Awards2017 Faculty Awards
 (3/31/2017 3:59:37 PM) 2017 Rice University Awards received by Biosciences Faculty
ORSAY worm virus mode of infectionRice scientists detail protein in worm virus that could help fight infectious disease
 (3/6/2017 5:20:57 PM) Results of a Rice University study of the Orsay virus unique to nematodes have revealed the molecular structure of a fusion protein that forms unusual fibers and attaches the virus to cells and infects them.
‘Bioprospectors’ find new enzyme, use it to improve antibiotic daptomycin‘Bioprospectors’ find new enzyme, use it to improve antibiotic daptomycin
 (2/7/2017 11:39:28 AM) A research team from Rice University, the University of Kentucky and the University of Oklahoma made new — and in some cases more effective — versions of the antibiotic daptomycin using an enzyme from a soil bacterium found in smoke vents of the Ruth Mullins coal fire.
Rice graduate student Brad Ochocki and ecologist Tom Miller invasive species work published in Nature Communications2017_MIller_Ochocki_Dispersion
 (1/30/2017 4:04:44 PM) Rice graduate student Brad Ochocki and ecologist Tom Miller, using the bean beetle as their model, found that generations born on the leading edge of an invasion are far more able to push on than those born further back. The team's results were reported in Nature Communications.
Rice scientists find 'crypt-keeper' parasitic waspRice scientists find ‘crypt-keeper’ parasite infects another parasite, modifies its behavior
 (1/30/2017 3:40:32 PM) A team of Rice researchers has discovered the 'crypt-keeper' wasp, a parasite known as Euderus set that victimizes gall wasps by modifying their behavior and tunneling to freedom through their heads.
Moving up the food chain can beat being on topMoving up the food chain can beat being on top
 (1/19/2017 10:53:20 AM) Rice news features research from the Rudolf Lab, "Legacy effects of developmental stages determine the functional role of predators."
Happy Holidays 2016Happy Holidays 2016
 (12/21/2016 12:13:29 PM) Happy Holidays from the BioSciences Staff
Carson and Morgado research use of diabetes drug to treat cancerCarson and Morgado research use of diabetes drug to treat cancer
 (12/5/2016 4:15:21 PM) Rice bioscientist Daniel Carson and alumna Micaela Morgado have identified a drug used now to treat Type 2 diabetes that may someday help beat breast and ovarian cancers
‘Bickering’ flies make evolutionary point‘Bickering’ flies make evolutionary point
 (12/2/2016 9:19:18 AM) Julia Saltz studies how aggression among fruit flies alters social environments.
Bartel highly cited researcherBartel highly cited researcher
 (11/28/2016 2:20:36 PM) Bonnie Bartel, the Ralph and Dorothy Looney Professor of Biochemistry and Cell Biology is one of nine Rice University faculty members named to the Clarivate Highly Cited Researchers list for 2016

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