Rohit V. Pappu, an internationally renowned researcher in biomolecular condensates and intrinsically disordered proteins, was installed Oct. 9 as the Gene K. Beare Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering.
Washington University has launched the AI for Health Institute to design data-driven tools to characterize complex diseases, support clinical decisions and drive precision health. The institute was introduced at the AI & Digital Health Summit, held Oct. 18-19 at the university.
Physicist Mikhail Tikhonov, in Arts & Sciences, developed a new statistical model that could help design microbial communities for performing certain functions.
A paper published by an interdisciplinary team led by Chenyang Lu at the McKelvey School of Engineering received a Distinguished Paper Award from the Proceedings of the ACM on Interactive, Mobile, Wearable and Ubiquitous Technologies.
Researchers at the McKelvey School of Engineering have long sought to understand the power of locusts’ sensing, computing and locomotory capabilities.
With a $450,000 grant from the National Science Foundation, Srikanth Singamaneni at the McKelvey School of Engineering will develop a method that combines a bright fluorescent nanoparticle with expansion microscopy to image secreted proteins with high sensitivity, precision and accuracy.
Petra Levin, a professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, was installed as a George William and Irene Koechig Freiberg Professor of Biology in a Sept. 19 ceremony held in Holmes Lounge. Her installation address was titled “The Environment Matters.”
Feng Jiao, a professor of energy, environmental and chemical engineering at the McKelvey School of Engineering, will lead work designed to address food insecurity in low- and middle-income countries.
Song Hu at the McKelvey School of Engineering plans to develop deep-brain fiber-optic techniques to investigate the cause of memory loss in Alzheimer’s disease.
New research from Washington University in St. Louis and the Georgia Institute of Technology directly measures the long-term survival of lizards in the wild, providing a more complete explanation of how evolution plays out among species that live side-by-side.
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