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IGB Early Innovator Program

The IGB Early Innovator Program (EIP) is a 10-week summer program hosted by the Carl R.

Genome Day brings the wonders of genetics and nature to life

Kevin Neumann

From microorganisms and DNA extraction to poison frogs and lemon-scented ants, the Carl R.

Harnessing microbial consortia to tackle plastic pollution

Bethan Owen

Plastic pollution is increasing rapidly. Every year, the world produces 390 tons of plastic, with a staggering 91% destined for incineration or landfill disposal.

New model allows for learning and prediction of microbial interactions

Shelby Lawson

A tiny but prolific world of microbes encompasses everything around us, both inside and out.

Combined use of alcohol and THC can affect rat brains, study finds

Ananya Sen

The increased legalization of cannabis over the past several years can potentially increase its co-use with alcohol.

Fish brains may provide insight into the molecular basis of decision-making

Kevin Neumann

How do animals make decisions when faced with competing demands, and how have decision making processes evolved over time?

Team discovers rules for breaking into Pseudomonas

Diana Yates

Researchers report in the journal Nature that they have found a way to get antibacterial drugs through the nearly impenetrable outer membrane of Pseudomonas aeruginosa,

Fish IgM structure sheds light on antibody evolution, study finds

Ananya Sen

Antibodies—proteins that are produced by our immune system to protect us—are crucial for recognizing and getting rid of unwanted substances, or antigens, in our body.

Unprecedented Compound Takes a Step Toward Breast Cancer Clinical Trials

Jonathan King

Estrogen receptor-positive breast cancer is the most common form of breast cancer, affecting approximately 75% of breast cancer patients.

Predicting the response of fungal genes using FUN-PROSE

Ananya Sen

Signals from the environment set off a cascade of changes that affect different genes in different ways.

Pushing the Boundaries of Eco-friendly Chemical Production

Julie Wurth

A team of pioneering researchers from the Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI) has made a significant leap forward in the complex world of molecular