Tae Seok Moon, associate professor of energy, environmental and chemical engineering, has received a three-year $501,246 grant from the Office of Naval Research to study heat from the human microbiota.
For microbiologist Arpita Bose, associate professor of biology in Arts & Sciences, science is a collaborative endeavor. Her lab focuses on microbial metabolisms, taking an interdisciplinary approach to address issues related to energy and sustainability.
Researchers in the McKelvey School of Engineering and at the University of Virginia recently developed a high-tech imaging technique that opens up opportunities to study dysfunction in acute and chronic kidney disease.
A study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences led by Michael Moore, a postdoctoral fellow with the Living Earth Collaborative, finds that dragonfly males have consistently evolved less breeding coloration in regions with hotter climates.
Collaborators from eight St. Louis area institutions will investigate the microbiomes of local box turtles; the diversification of flowering plants in the Gulf of Guinea; and adaptation to climate change and biodiversity loss in Madagascar, among other projects.
Biologists discovered that E. coli bacteria have a strategy that may help them to survive in between meals. The new research from the laboratory of Petra Levin in Arts & Sciences is published in PNAS.
Faculty from the McKelvey School of Engineering and the School of Medicine teamed up to design better grafts for dialysis patients.
Michael Brent at the McKelvey School of Engineering plans to make a new map and model of the information-processing machinery in cells with a five-year nearly $2 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Michael Vahey, at the McKelvey School of Engineering, a two-year $433,125 grant for research into virus vulnerability.
A study with Australian reptiles establishes a new return-on-investment method of determining species that are a priority for taxonomic research: undescribed species that are likely already threatened.