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Muscle Master: Angela Dulhunty
Anna Azvolinsky | Sep 1, 2018
Having pioneered the study of muscle physiology in mammals, she uncovered how ion channels enable muscle movement.
The Cell’s Integrated Circuit: A Profile of Lucy Shapiro
Anna Azvolinsky | Aug 1, 2018
Shapiro helped to found the field of systems biology.
Deep Diver: A Profile of Cindy Van Dover
Anna Azvolinsky | Jul 1, 2018
As the only woman who has piloted the deep-ocean research submersible
, Van Dover is among the few researchers to have explored hydrothermal vents firsthand.
Staff | Jul 1, 2018
Meet some of the people featured in the July/August 2018 issue of
Trauma Biologist: A Profile of Israel Liberzon
Anna Azvolinsky | Jun 1, 2018
The University of Michigan neuroscientist has developed therapies for patients with PTSD and laboratory models to understand its basis.
Jim Daley | Jun 1, 2018
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2018 issue of
Rare Disease Geneticist: A Profile of Uta Francke
Anna Azvolinsky | May 1, 2018
The Stanford University human geneticist identified the genes and genomic abnormalities underlying numerous rare diseases, including Rett syndrome, and advanced the field of molecular diagnostics.
Cancer Evolutionist: A Profile of Charles Swanton
Anna Azvolinsky | Apr 1, 2018
Motivated by his father’s cancer diagnosis, the Francis Crick Institute cancer geneticist has been revealing the ways tumors evolve and why they are so difficult to treat.
Parasitologist, Reprogrammed: A Profile of David Roos
Anna Azvolinsky | Mar 1, 2018
After discovering a novel organelle found in protozoan parasites, the University of Pennsylvania’s Roos created a widely used eukaryotic pathogen database.
Planting Independence: A Profile of Katayoon Dehesh
Anna Azvolinsky | Feb 1, 2018
After a harrowing escape from Iran, Dehesh never shied away from difficult choices to pursue a career in plant biology.