Issue: June 2018

Thirst for knowledge

Thirst for knowledge

Dr. David Mangelsdorf and Dr. Steven Kliewer first worked together as postdoctoral researchers. Parting ways, they became fierce but friendly competitors before joining forces again.

A nano partnership with macro potential

A nano partnership with macro potential

An innovative digital pH sensor designed to improve the accuracy of tumor surgeries grew out of the unique, long-term collaboration of a cancer surgeon and a scientist.

Distinctions

Leading the state in HHMI Investigators

Leading the state in HHMI Investigators

UTSW leads the state in HHMI Investigators, and its cryo-EM facility continues to astound.

Core Competencies

Synthetic chemistry core: Improving potency, stability, safety

Synthetic chemistry core: Improving potency, stability, safety

Across UT Southwestern, ongoing collaborations in medicinal chemistry strive to improve the potency, stability, and safety of biologically active small molecules.

Behind the Research

To Woods Hole and beyond: A team approach to scientific discovery

To Woods Hole and beyond: A team approach to scientific discovery

Dr. Michael Rosen recently led a major international experiment that posed the question: How can researchers best structure teams to speed discovery?

Conversations

Brown and Goldstein – good chemistry

Brown and Goldstein – good chemistry

Nobel Laureates Drs. Michael S. Brown and Joseph L. Goldstein share their thoughts on one of the world’s most successful research partnerships.

Numbers

$4 million, 16 laboratories, 70 scientists from three continents

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