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BSI patent research accelerates detection of DNA damage and repair

04/30/2018

Dr. Marcus Cooke is one of the world’s foremost experts on free radicals and oxidative stress. Cooks developed technology for his patent invention in collaboration with BSI faculty member, Dr. Shekhar Bhansali, to detect DNA damage in individual cells.

Professor investigates DNA for ways to battle cancer and bacteria resistant to current drugs

04/29/2018

Dr. Fenfei Leng’s research is aimed at understanding the essential properties of the DNA double helix. His patents involve the research tools and novel compounds necessary for the discovery and development of future anticancer and antibacterial drugs.

BSI student recognized among FIU's best and brightest

04/10/2018

The Division of Student Affairs held its annual Outstanding Student Life Awards. This year's ceremony awarded Haixiang Yu, from Dr. Xiao Yi's research lab, with the Graduate Scholar Award for his outstanding leadership through academic achievement and academic research.

Upcoming Events

Lunch and Q&A's with International Expert on Skin, Aging & Mitochondria

05/29/2018 12:00 PM

Dr. Mark Birch-Machin from Newcastle University Institute of Cellular Medicine will host a lecture. His research group focuses on the response of human skin to ultraviolet radiation particularly within the context of skin aging and cancer, particularly involving the role of mitochondria.

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