Linking computation with experimentation, researchers at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) have shown that proteins can be engineered to fold more quickly and achieve greater stability by optimizing surface charges.
The Jefferson Project at Lake George - an ambitious research project using Big Data and analytics technology - is entering a new phase of data capture and analysis.
Among the factors that drew doctoral candidate Joshua McLane to Rensselaer was a personal connection, hometown appeal, and “the name Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.”
Zinc deficiency – long associated with numerous diseases, e.g. autism, lung cancer, prostate cancer, and ovarian cancers – can lead to activation of the Hedgehog signaling pathway.
Amanda Lund has proven herself to be a team-player – as a student athlete and a researcher.
“It was very important to me to continue pursuing my many interests while in college. At RPI, I have been able to participate in academics, sports, research, and more while taking advantage of the advanced Ph.D. opportunity,” says Lund. “The atmosphere around campus is encouraging because you realize that everyone here has ideas about what they can do.”