reactive oxygen species, developmental biology, immunology
The Worm Crew
Bob Grant | Feb 1, 2011
Meet the people behind studies that use nematodes to treat inflammatory diseases. 
Parasites Unite!
Cristina Luiggi | Feb 1, 2011
Gabriele Sorci discusses how invaders can band together to more effectively infect hosts.
Losers Fight Back
Richard P. Grant | Feb 1, 2011
Editor's choice in developmental biology
The Genes of Parkinsonā€™s Disease
Bobby Thomas and M. Flint Beal | Feb 1, 2011
The minority of Parkinson’s cases now known to have genetic origins are shedding light on the cellular mechanisms of all the rest, bringing researchers closer to a cause—and perhaps a cure.
Mining Bacterial Small Molecules
L. Caetano M. Antunes, Julian E. Davies and B. Brett Finlay | Jan 1, 2011
As much as rainforests or deep-sea vents, the human gut holds rich stores of microbial chemicals that should be mined for their pharmacological potential.
Myc, Nicked
Richard P. Grant | Jan 1, 2011
Editor's Choice in Developmental Biology
Basophil Roles
Richard P. Grant | Jan 1, 2011
Editor's choice in Immunology
Intestinal Molecular Signaling
Intestinal Molecular Signaling
L. Caetano M. Antunes, Julian E. Davies and B. Brett Finlay | Jan 1, 2011
Microbes, both good and bad, can exert direct effects on host cells and vice versa. 
Jeremy Reiter: Hunting for Cilia
Cristina Luiggi | Jan 1, 2011
Assistant professor of biochemistry, University of California, San Francisco. Age: 39