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Mind & Body

February 20, 2024

Professor Shahar Sukenik studies intrinsically disordered proteins.
Professor Shahar Sukenik has been a faculty member for only 5 1/2 years, but he has already built an impressive resume, becoming a leader in his research field, an innovator and an exceptional communicator. Those qualities helped him become UC Merced’s first recipient of the Alfred P....
Professor Eva De Alba Bastarrechea
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) have invited bioengineering Professor Eva De Alba Bastarrechea to serve as a member of the Macromolecular Structure and Function C Study Section within the...
Professor Zoghbi, seated, and some of the students in her lab.
Professor Maria-Elena Zoghbi and her lab are taking a closer look at a human transporter protein that acts as a cellular protector by relocating a molecule that has important antioxidant properties...
School of Engineering Professor Colleen Naughton's wastewater-tracking dashboard is helping the U.S. and many other countires follow the clues found in the sewers that indicate where COVID is...
Pack of Natural American Spirit cigarettes
Most people are familiar with the adage "a picture is worth a thousand words." However, the message conveyed by an image may not always be factual. Authors of a study recently...
Professor Katrina Hoyer ’s lab is helping UC Merced serve the San Joaquin Valley community through its studies of immune responses to Valley fever and other diseases. Graduate students...
A person snaps a cigarette in half.
UC Merced's Nicotine and Cannabis Policy Center (NCPC) and California State University, Stanislaus, are partnering on a large project as part of California Endgame's goal to end...
A test tube in a lab
Research Week, the annual showcase of UC Merced’s important explorations into some of the world's most pressing challenges, kicks off Monday with the Sierra Nevada Research Institute’...
Professor Kara McCloskey
The American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE) has elected founding faculty member Professor Kara McCloskey into its College of Fellows for outstanding contributions to...
Professor Jensen and Scott Souza
Creating vaccines to train the immune system against parasites is particularly challenging. They are also highly specialized masters of immune evasion. Some parasites can secrete proteins that...

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