Molecular and Cellular Bioengineering and Nanobiotechnology research
Elongated PEO-based nanoparticles bind the high-density lipoprotein (HDL) receptor scavenger receptor class B I (SR-BI)
SR-BI, the receptor for high-density lipoprotein (HDL; “good cholesterol”) is one of the most sought after targets for treating metabolic […]
Shaping Membrane Vesicles by Adsorption of a Semiflexible Polymer
Steve Abel’s research group has discovered that polymer adsorption on membrane vesicles can significantly impact both polymer and vesicle shapes, […]
Endogenous Carbohydrate Esterases of Clostridium Thermocellum are Identified and Disrupted for Enhanced Isobutyl Acetate Production from Cellulose
Esters are versatile chemicals with broad applications as flavors, fragrances, solvents, and biofuels. By using bioinformatics and enzymatic characterization, Cong […]
Microbial Biosynthesis of Lactate Esters
Cong Trinh’s lab developed novel microbial cell factories capable of producing lactate esters from fermentable sugars. This finding opens new […]
Trinh Tackles Cells at Their Core
Ferguson Faculty Fellow Cong Trinh’s research combines a wide range of math, science, and computing with the goal to reduce lag times in identifying and responding to diseases.
All Data All The Time for Abel
Associate Professor Steven Abel and his group create physical or mathematical models, helping researchers gain a better understanding of how cells behave.