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University researchers see progress with new cancer drug

University researchers see progress with new cancer drug

By Jane Lee

April 8, 2015


Filed under News

A group of M.D. and Ph.D. students and professors at the University recently found successful results in treating breast cancer cells in mice with the new drug BHPI. The BHPI drug is currently in the preclinical trial, said David Shapiro, senior author of the research project and biochemistry professor. ...

New analytical method gives insight into plant evolution

By Claire Hettinger

December 3, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

A new procedure for analyzing data developed by a University professor has provided insight into how plants have evolved on earth. Tandy Warnow, professor in computer science and bioengineering, said her job is to “develop new methods for really hard problems in evolution.” She, along with a tea...