New tool improves scientists’ ability to manipulate cellular activities
A collaboration between two LSI labs has resulted in a new research tool for manipulating when and where cellular functions are activated, using the power of peptides.
At the LSI, philanthropy is funding the foundation of innovative research: Our students
LSI Assistant Professor Wenjing Wang discusses the critical importance of supporting graduate students in the lab, and how philanthropic programs at the LSI are helping her students, and her entire research program, to thrive.
Research Highlight: New tool can “SPOT” presence of opioids in individual cells, offering clearer picture of their activity
Researchers in the lab of Wenjing Wang, Ph.D., have designed a new chemical tool that can detect the presence of opioids at a cellular level.
New LSI faculty member is shedding light on how neurons function
The LSI's newest faculty member will use her protein engineering prowess to develop tools that can advance research across the fields of neuroscience and cell biology.