Ebola volunteer emerges from isolation
Home after treating Ebola patients in Liberia, Colin Bucks, MD, continues to help in the fight against the disease.
DNA-repair good guys go bad
The discovery of a new mechanism of DNA damage could offer new insights into cancer and neurodegenerative disease, and also reveals a surprising role for messenger RNA, the molecule that forms the genetic transcript.
SCNT immune reaction
Stanford researchers find that genetic differences in mitochondria contained in egg cells used in a process known as nuclear transfer can prompt rejection by the immune system in mice.
Bill Newsome on Stanford's "Big Ideas" and the state of neuroscience
Bill Newsome, PhD, is challenging faculty to think broadly about the intersections of neuroscience with society, engineering, medicine, and other fields, through the Stanford Neuroscience Institute's Big Ideas initiative.
Seed grants available for Ebola-related projects
Stanford faculty, students and staff are eligible for the grants, which must be multidisciplinary in nature and include at least two individuals from different disciplines at the university.
Of mice and men: Researchers compare mammals’ genomes to aid human clinical research
Comparing the human genome with the mouse genome reveals both shared general principles and important differences in how each species’ genes are regulated.