A new paper explains how DNA is turned on and off by enzymes.
For three pairs of OMRF scientists parenting twins, there’s strength in numbers
Heart disease strikes more Americans than any other condition—upward of 85 million people. But OMRF scientists are poised to change that statistic. Our researchers are making major strides in understanding the origins of heart disease. OMRF’s cardiovascular biologists study the biological processes at work in the heart that can lead to heart failure, as well […]
Paying it Forward
Mentors helped shape Dr. Courtney Griffin’s scientific career. Now she’s doing the same for the next generation of aspiring researchers. As a teenager, Courtney Griffin kept busy during the summers. Sometimes, she babysat her siblings. Others, she’d lend a hand at her father’s law office in Athens, Georgia, where she grew up. But it […]
A Few Good Men and Women
John H. Saxon, Jr., built a successful textbook publishing company around a teaching philosophy that emphasized incremental learning through the completion of problem sets. Given Saxon’s life experiences, it’s not surprising he took a drill-oriented approach to scholarship: a West Point graduate, he taught for five years at the U.S. Air Force Academy. He also […]