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The Little Things in Life

Leonard Dobens, Ph.D., is not afraid to admit he spends much of his time with flies. Instead, he sees the beauty and importance of studying these tiny organisms. Dobens is currently researching the role of a gene called Tribbles in embryonic development and diseases. He uses Drosophila melanogaster, more commonly known as the fruit fly, … Continue reading The Little Things in Life

Q & A with Ryan Mohan, Ph.D.

What is the focus of your research? Our team investigates how multiprotein complexes protect the brain. Learning more about the structure and function of these multiprotein complexes will help us understand why mutations, which can often occur, lead to many different diseases. In a number of neurodegenerative diseases, we know which proteins malfunction, but we … Continue reading Q & A with Ryan Mohan, Ph.D.