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Dr. Jennifer Waters discusses novel fellowship program - Jan 14, 2021

Dr. Jennifer Waters discusses novel fellowship program

Optical microscopy has become central to progress in many areas of science. At the same time, the complexity of instruments and quantitative imaging experiments has dramatically increased, with many requiring extensive expertise to operate. Microscopy facilities staffed with PhD-level imaging scientists who advise and train researchers on imaging experimental design, the best instruments to use for their experiments, and ...Read more >>

Latest Research

New study by Brugge Lab reveals the cellular effects of aging on the mammary gland at high resolution - Jan 14, 2021

New study by Brugge Lab reveals the cellular effects of aging on the mammary gland at high resolution
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Aging of the mammary gland is associated with numerous changes and is linked to higher cancer risk. To better understand these changes, the Brugge lab has performed single-cell transcriptomic analysis on a mouse model to generate a high-resolution atlas of the mammary glands at young and old age. The study, published in Cell
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The Farese/Walther lab determines that lipid droplets in brown adipose tissue are dispensable for cold-induced thermogenesis - Jan 04, 2021

The Farese/Walther lab determines that lipid droplets in brown adipose tissue are dispensable for cold-induced thermogenesis
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Brown fat cells help generate body heat using triglycerides stored in lipid droplets as energy, but it’s unclear whether those lipids are required. The Farese/Walther lab generated mice lacking triglycerides in brown adipose tissue by deleting enzymes that synthesize the lipids. Described in 

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