Archive for the ‘Fund News’ Category

Improved Mosquito Reference Genome Supports Research into Deadly Diseases

November 13, 2019
Q&A with former JCC Fellow Benjamin Matthews, who collaborated with more than 70 scientists to complete the genome

Caption: Ben Matthews contemplates an Aedes aegypti mosquito. More than 400 million people worldwide are infected each year by viruses carried by female Aedes aegypti mosquitoes. Until recently, research into disease transmission and mosquito biology […]

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Christopher Snow Honored with Two Prestigious Awards

November 13, 2019
A former JCC Fellow, Snow studied with Nobel Laureate Frances Arnold

In 2019, Colorado State University professor Christopher Snow was honored with both the Nelson Family Faculty Excellence Award and a Best Teacher Award. A member of the Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering since 2011, […]

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Research News and Notes

November 13, 2019

Caption: Healthy Human T Cell. Scanning electron micrograph of a human T lymphocyte (also called a T cell) from the immune system of a healthy donor. Credit: NIAID (NIAID/NIH – NIAID Flickr’s photostream). We’re pleased […]

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First 3D structure of an MBOAT enzyme solved

June 27, 2019
JCC Fellow Dan Ma published the work in Nature

The crystal structure of a transmembrane bacterial enzyme responsible for modification of the cell wall was recently solved by JCC Fellow Dan Ma and her colleagues. The enzyme is a type of MBOAT, an important […]

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Small molecules can interfere with dengue virus entry

June 26, 2019
Former JCC Fellow Luke Chao published the research in eLife

Caption: Flavivirus membrane fusion. A) Steps in the fusion transition. Starting point and end point represent known structures; steps in brackets inferred from experimental evidence as summarized in (Chao et al., 2014). B) Scheme for […]

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