Dr. Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh's research investigates the structure and function of DNA topoisomerases as the basis of discovery for antibacterial and anticancer drug leads from synthetic molecules and natural products. With her grant renewal she will continue to focus on understanding the structure, mechanism, interactions and regulation of bacterial topoisomerase I, a validated target for discovery of novel antibacterial compounds.
The College of Arts, Sciences & Education recently featured biochemistry associate professor Yuan Liu for her research to help destroy Glioblastoma, a deadly brain cancer with no known cure. She is part of a team working in FIU's Biomolecular Sciences Institute.
What’s the future of personal mosquito protection? It may a combination of making ourselves invisible and disguising through a life saving perfume. Mosquito neuroscientist Matthew DeGennaro explains how he is using genetics to find a life saving perfume
Join BSI and StartUP FIU for a special presentation on commercializing your research to the global community. Presenters include Dr. Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh- Director BSI, Mr. Robert Hacker- Director StartUP FIU, Dr. Anuradha Godavarty- Assoc. Professor FIU Bio-medical Engineering, and Mr. Jeff Toewe Principal, Tech Investments @ Athenian Venture Partners.
Dr. Carlos A. Torres-Ramos from University of Puerto Rico will host a lecture. His research interests focus on understanding how DNA repair processes contribute to physiological functions.
Dr. Peter Lu from Bowling Green State University will host a seminar on single molecule biophysics.
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