Alison Mello from the Biology Teaching Labs worked with NYU-MRSEC, NYU-STEP and BioBus to showcase the work of talented STEP high school students and CSTEP undergraduates at the 2017 World Science Festival.
In the journal Terra Nova, Mike Rampino and co-workers describe a potential 250km diameter impact crater buried under the sea floor near the Falkland Islands. This would be one of the largest known impact structures on Earth.
Neville Sanjana has received a 2017 Melanoma Research Alliance Young Investigator Award and a 2017 Kimmel Scholar Award to fund the lab’s work in leveraging the gene-editing tool CRISPR to comprehensively survey mutations that allow cancer cells to resist immunotherapy treatment.
Katie Schneider-Paolantonio and her New York Underground undergraduate class toured an NYC Department of Design and Construction project. The field trip linked all the utilities that the students learned about in class and allowed them to peer into the complex underground network below their feet.
First Place :Xiang Niu, Satija & Christiaen Labs and Anastasios Mirisis, Carew Lab Second Place: Patrice Delaney, Kirov & Rushlow Labs Third Place: Yixuan Ma, Ghedin Labs and Pedro M. Herrero Vidal, Klann Lab
Barnhart (Desplan lab), Mogilner and collaborators discovered that a competition between actin networks and adhesion complexes for protein VASP is the key mechanochemical pathway responsible for the actin waves.