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Researchers in Tulane’s PolyRMC labs work on assessing drugs that are changing lives.

Daniel Rees, a graduate student in the Bioinnovation IGERT program, loads samples into an aggregation rate generator (ARGEN) instrument in the Center for Polymer Reaction Monitoring and Characterization (PolyRMC). Rees is working under the supervision of physics professor Wayne F. Reed to...

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Oct 03, 2017 - Roger Dunaway

Tulane University’s Laura Schrader, a cell and molecular biology professor and Brain Institute member, received a two-year grant from the National Institute of Health to study the role of a Shox2, a protein in the brain important for development and function of the thalamus. 

Oct 03, 2017 - Photo by Paula Burch-Celentano

A graduate student in the lab of Stryder Meadows uses a pipette to load protein into a gel.

Oct 03, 2017 - Carolyn Scofield

Researchers in the Tulane National Primate Research Center want to know more about why patients with HIV are highly susceptible to contracting tuberculosis (TB). Using two new grants, totaling $8.4 million from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the Tulane team lead by Deepak Kaushal hopes to figure out how the bacterium that causes TB invades T-cells depleted by HIV. The researchers will also study if B-cells can be a source of protection against tuberculosis for patients battling HIV.

Sep 27, 2017 - Mary Cross

For 15 years, students enrolled in summer fellowships at the Tulane National Primate Research Center have gained first-hand experience in scientific research and veterinary medicine.

Sep 26, 2017 - Barri Bronston

Chemical engineering professor Lawrence Pratt of Tulane University's School of Science and Engineering has won the American Chemical Society’s 2018 Joel Henry Hildebrand Award in the Theoretical and Experimental Chemistry of Liquids sponsored by Exxon-Mobil.