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2018

Unlocking the Mystery of Methane Clathrates

An interdisciplinary research team wins funding to study methane clathrates on Earth and on outer moons of the solar system.

Wed, Nov 14, 2018 | Read story
Fenton & Lieberman: 2018 Faculty Award for Academic Outreach

Flavio Fenton and Raquel Lieberman are joint recipients of the 2018 Faculty Award for Academic Outreach.

Tue, Apr 3, 2018 | Read story
Hatchet Enzyme, Enabler of Sickness and of Health, Exposed by Neutron Beams

A pioneering glimpse inside elusive cell membranes exposes a major player in cell health but also in hepatitis C and in Alzheimer's.

Mon, Feb 5, 2018 | Read story

2017

'Y' a Protein Might Matter in Glaucoma

Petit Institute lab of Raquel Lieberman makes groundbreaking discovery

Thu, Oct 19, 2017 | Read story
Raquel Lieberman Is Having A Great Year, and It’s Only February

Raquel Lieberman, associate professor at the School of Chemistry and Biochemistry, is having the Best. Winter. Ever.

Sun, Feb 19, 2017 | Read story

2016

Unique Bacterial Chemist in the War on Potatoes

A bacterial warrior the only one of its kind? This enzyme is "wacko" in the ways it breaks down a poison related to TNT.

Sun, Oct 2, 2016 | Read story

2015

3D structure solved for vulnerable region of glaucoma-causing protein

Scientists have determined the three-dimensional structure of a key part of a protein that is associated with glaucoma and identified regions of this domain that correlate with severe forms of the disease.

Mon, Apr 20, 2015 | Read story