Musashi Gene Research

Musashi Gene Research has a new website!

Although iconic in Japanese history and culture, Musashi’s name and unique story became part of the scientific lexicon serendipitously. In the early 1990s, a group of scientists led by noted neurobiologist Craig Montell discovered a new gene, which, when mutated, led to a cell fate determination defect in sensory organ precursor cells.
Chronicle

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring Tops 10,000 followers!

The Chronicle of Evidence-Based Mentoring is an online source for sharing new findings and ideas about youth mentoring.
I4C Collaboratory

I4C Collaboratory has a new website!

The goal of the I4C Collaboratory is to develop novel combined immunologic approaches to cure HIV-1 through a highly collaborative and multifaceted research program involving leading investigators in academia, government and industry.
Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE)

Partnerships for International Research and Education (PIRE) has a new website!

PIRE is a team of US researchers and collaborators from South Korea and Japan with expertise in soft robotics to advance the state of the art, as well as to train and prepare the future workforce to tackle emerging challenges in soft robotic systems.
BERC

BERC Research Published in Phi Delta Kappa

Faith Connolly, executive director of the Baltimore Education Research Consortium (BERC), collaborated on a paper that focuses on shared methodologies of community coordinators in Baltimore schools that have resulted in increased student attendance and improved school climate.
Aron Barbey, Decision Neuroscience Lab

Flexibility is at the Heart of Human Intelligence

University of Illinois psychology professor Aron K. Barbey has published a new theory positing that flexibility is at the heart of human intelligence.
epigenetics

Awards Boost Dementia Research at Exeter

The Complex Disease Epigenetics Group, within the University of Exeter Medical School, received awards totaling more than $250,000 to aid in its cutting-edge genomic research to better understand the causes of dementia.
Ocean Conservation

Institute Spearheads Effort to Protect Atlantic Menhaden

Dr. Ellen Pikitch, executive director of the Institute for Ocean Conservation Science, gathered signatures of more than 100 global scientists on a letter to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission seeking protection of the Atlantic Menhaden's role as prey.
IGTRCN

Database Developed to Aggregate Data on Anti-CRISPR Proteins

Insect Genetic Technologies RCN reports on a new, manually created, searchable, and browsable database that scientists (Dong et al.)  constructed that aggregates current data on anti-CRISPR proteins.