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SMU Biology Professor Published In Prestigious Journal, Science Advances

Science Advances Originally Posted: July 16, 2021 Congratulations to Richard S. Jones, SMU professor and chair of the Department of Biological Sciences. Research from his lab was published in Science Advances on July 16, 2021. For a research summary, click here. Paper Abstract from Science Advances Polycomb-group (PcG) proteins are epigenetic regulators that maintain the transcriptional […]

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COVID-19 reminders for July term

SMU NEWS As SMU moves into Summer Session II (July term), it’s important to maintain a healthy campus by diligently following SMU’s current COVID-19 protocols. Here are some reminders. The Mustang Strong Dashboard recording COVID-19 cases at SMU is now updated weekly on Thursdays. SMU strongly encourages everyone to receive the COVID-19 vaccination to prevent the spread […]

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SMU study shows how a ‘good’ protein can remove a toxic protein related to Alzheimer’s

Dallas Morning News Originally Posted: June 29, 2021 While he was in college, James McCormick received bad news: His grandmother had developed Alzheimer’s. “When somebody gets a disease [that] you don’t know much about,” he said, “you want to research it and learn more about it.” He was used to poring through primary research articles, […]

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New publication by the Harrod Lab

SMU News Originally Posted: June 23, 2021 Research reveals inhibiting TIGAR enhances the susceptibility of HPV+ cancer cells to chemotherapy drugs that induce oxidative stress [Yapindi et al. 2021, J Antivirals & Antiretrovirals 13(3), in press]. READ MORE

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Catch up on the latest headlines from the SMU Department of Biological Sciences on Twitter @SMUBiology.

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SMU Researchers’ New Computational Tech Aims to Speed Up Drug Discovery

Dallas Innovates Originally Posted: May 11, 2021 Dallas’ Southern Methodist University researchers have written and developed a computational approach to drug discovery that’s meant to expedite the synthesis of derivative molecules normally made in a lab by mimicking the chemical reactions through computer-driven routines. Currently, the process of research, development and approval of a new […]

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SMU Student Researcher Earns Prestigious Goldwater Scholarship

SMU News Originally Posted: May 4, 2021 DALLAS (SMU) – Carefully nurturing the cancer cells she uses in SMU biology professor Pia Vogel’s research lab is routine for SMU junior Gabrielle Gard, who has been working in sophisticated research labs since she was a junior in high school. Her dogged pursuit of hands-on research is […]

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SMU Giving Day is April 13

SMU Giving Day is April 13. There are over 20 different ways that you can support Dedman College. Check them out by visiting https://givingday.smu.edu/pages/dedman-college or clicking through the features list below. ALBERT SCHWEITZER FELLOWSHIP DEAN’S RESEARCH COUNCIL AT DEDMAN COLLEGE DATAFEST HACKATHON DEDMAN COLLEGE RESEARCH AND ADVANCED STUDIES FUND JEWISH STUDIES DEDMAN COLLEGE CANCER RESEARCH […]

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Whitney Wolfe Herd to speak at Commencement

SMU News Originally Posted: Marche 21, 2021 DALLAS (SMU) – Whitney Wolfe Herd, founder and CEO of Bumble Inc., became the youngest woman to take a company public when she celebrated the initial offering of her dating app shares on the Nasdaq Stock Market in February. The 31-year-old entrepreneur and SMU alumna will draw lessons from […]

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