Unraveling the mystery of TDP-43, a versatile protein involved in several Neurodegenerative disorders

The TDP-43 protein is involved in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and in frontotemporal dementia (FTLD...

Thermolyze: A Temperature Controlled Kill-Switch for Containment of Pathogenic Bacteria in Research Labs

We will engineer a temperature-controlled kill switch to be used in pathogenic or genetically modified bacteria...

How do temperature and competition affect true fruit flies and their natural enemies?

True fruit flies (Tephritidae) have an economic impact of hundreds of millions (USD) in the USA alone. They...

Identifying Snow Leopards, Tigers and other Endangered Species by developing a low-cost DNA field test kit - Part 2

Endangered species, like snow leopards and tigers, are hard to identify and track using the time consuming and...

Investigating the presence of the amphibian chytrid fungus in a non-native species

We're currently studying a population of the common midwife toad (Alytes obstetricans) in Cambridge, England...

How does the carnivorous plant, Drosophyllum lusitanicum, persist in dry habitats?

Darwin observed that carnivory allows plants to capture insects, absorb nutrients through their leaves, and...

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