Research Spotlight

Reviews of journal articles covering topics of Stem Cell Biology, Immunology, and Physiology.

Presentation: "How to Get A-Head in Life: Rescuing Head Regrowth in Regeneration-limited Planarians"

Presenter: Christina Hueschen, second-year BMS student

Reviews of journal articles covering topics of Cancer Biology, Neuroscience, Stem Cell Biology, and Cancer Biology.

Why do we need (cell) death?

Reviews of journal articles covering topics of Virology, Developmental Biology, Immunology, Public Health, and Cancer Biology.

Of the three major categories of cell death, apoptosis is what we traditionally refer to when we discuss “programmed cell death,” and it is comparatively the best understood.

Reviews of journal articles covering topics of Microbiology, Developmental Biology, and Physiology.

Death is an essential part of the life cycle, at the level both of the organism and the cell. Cell death needs to occur during development to prevent webbed toes, for instance, or during an infection to prevent the spread of disease.

Reviews of journal articles covering topics of Immunology, Genetics, and Neuroscience.

Presentation: “Not in My House!”

Presenter: Lauren Rodda (second-year BMS student)