Manu Prakash: How a boy who played with fire (and mercury, and bleach) became a bioengineer who brought $1 origami microscopes (and paper centrifuges, and snorkel-mask PPE) to the world.
CCC Alumna, Sita Chandrasekaran, 2021 recipient of The Paul & Daisy Soros Fellowships for New Americans
Raised in the Bay Area, Sita Chandrasekaran is the daughter of Indian immigrants. Read more...
Megan Chong and Anamika Agrawal, of the CCC will be competing as semi-finalists in the NSF Reach Out Science Slams on April 13th. For more information and to register, visit https://www.mos.org/reach-out-challenge.
Maya Angelou once said, "We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” This can be said for Black culture in its entirety. Read more...
From his home in the San Francisco Bay area, Diné molecular biology professor Wilfred Denetclaw has followed the statistics on the spread of the coronavirus on the Navajo Nation with increasing alarm.
Researchers at Kanazawa University report, in Science how concentration gradients of particular molecules ('synthetic morphogens') can be produced in biological systems. Such gradients can be exploited for programming pattern formation, offering the promise of...
Synthetic signals could help control tissue regeneration, guide cellular therapies (Wendell Lim, Satoshi, Toda)
For a tiny embryo to develop into an adult organism, its cells must develop in precise patterns and interact with their neighbors in carefully orchestrated ways.
Synthetic 'morphogens' can guide tissue complex tissue development, twin studies show.
Funding will let SF State students gain experience in machine learning, cellular engineering and more.
Scientists share expertise in free timely online talks.