A Stony Brook University professor has received a fellowship to further her research into genetic mutations which cause infertility and neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzeihmer’s, Down Syndrome and Parkinson’s disease.
Yusef Salaam, a member of the Exonerated Five who was accused and convicted of a Central Park sexual assault, spoke at Stony Brook University about a wide range of issues, including racial inequality in the American justice system, on Oct. 27.
Stony Brook University assistant professor Krishna Veeramah, a population geneticist, will be sequencing the genomes of an ancient European tribe in order to track their migration and how it affected medieval Europe.
Hopi Hoekstra, Alexander Agassiz professor of zoology and curator of mammals in the Museum of Comparative Zoology at Harvard University, discussed scientist Charles Darwin, what he knew and what he didn’t know at the Earth and Space Sciences Building on Friday, Feb. 9, as part of the Living World Lecture Series of Science Open Nights.
Chris Vakoc, a biomedical scientist from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory, sat down with journalism professor Graham Chedd as a part of the Science on Tap series at the Stony Brook Yacht Club Tuesday night to discuss the CRISPR-Cas9 system.