Topic: Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

3-D Printed Microscopic Cages Confine Bacteria in Tiny Zoos for the Study of Infections

Oct. 7, 2013

By caging bacteria in microscopic houses, scientists at The University of Texas at Austin are studying how communities of bacteria, such as those found in the human gut and lungs, interact and develop infections.

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A Social Network for Genes?

Aug. 19, 2013
A Social Network for Genes?

In the same way Facebook recommends friends and Spotify suggests music, UT researchers are using links between genes to determine which ones cause disease. Learn more.

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Faculty to Showcase How to Transform Large Gateway Courses

Feb. 5, 2013

 

Event: The Course Transformation Program, Academic Showcase

When: Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 2:30 to 5 p.m.

Where: Avaya Auditorium (ACES 2.302)

Background: University of Texas at Austin faculty members will showcase how they have transformed large gateway courses at the Course Transformation Program's (CTP) Academic Showcase on Wednesday, Feb. 6 from 2:30 to 5 p.m.

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Lack of Key Enzyme in the Metabolism of Folic Acid Leads to Birth Defects

Jan. 17, 2013

Researchers at The University of Texas at Austin have discovered that the lack of a critical enzyme in the folic acid metabolic pathway leads to neural tube birth defects in developing embryos.

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Building a Better Hard Drive

Dec. 10, 2012
Building a Better Hard Drive

Professors Grant Willson and Chris Ellison worked with students to develop a new technique for creating hard drives to serve the growing "cloud" and users with massive movie collections.

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