Engineering E. coli to Treat Wastewater and Generate Energy

We are engineering two strains of E. coli: one to uptake phosphorus so as to prevent toxic algal growth in lakes...

Tooth plates in chimaeras and their relationship to teeth in sharks

The chimaeras (ghost sharks and spookfish) are a group of often deep sea fishes related to the sharks and rays...

Eating tough stuff with floppy jaws - how do freshwater rays eat crabs, insects, and mollusks?

I'm interested in how stingrays, with jaws made of cartilage, consume tough or stiff prey like insects, crabs...

The People vs. Academia: Crowdsourcing the analysis of sleep

Brainwaves during sleep are a window into cognition, early marker of mental disorders, and brain deterioration...

Developing a New Mouse Model for Studying Chemotherapeutic Nephrotoxicity

A major dose-limiting toxicity of some chemotherapeutics (like cisplatin) is nephrotoxicity, leading to acute...

Mapping the sour beer microbiome

Sour beers are likely the original beer style and have made a recent comeback in terms of popularity among craft...

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