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Anila (middle) is hooded during graduation by her mentor Stoodley (right).

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Excellence in Neuroscience Training at AU: Anila D’Mello, BCaN Graduate and Current MIT Postdoc

Anila D’Mello discusses the PhD program in Behavior, Cognition, and Neuroscience.
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Varanga Temple in Karkala, Karnataka.

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Trouble in Paradise

Professors Karen L. Knee, Kiho Kim and senior environmental science major Alexandra Morris studied nutrient pollution from human populations on land on the island of Saipan in March 2018.
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Naden Krogan and Maryam Yamadi (right) examine the model plant Arabidopsis thaliana. Credit: Brenda Chow.

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Scientist Spotlight: Professor Naden Krogan

One of the most fascinating questions in nature is how a complex organism develops from a single cell. Naden Krogan, an assistant professor in the Department of Biology, wants to answer this question by analyzing development in plants.
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Zestos and his research team wear lab coats

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New Faculty Profile

Alexander Zestos is a new assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at American University.
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Professor Ethan Mereish (left) with research coordinator David Hawthorne.

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The Lavender Lab: Using the Power of Youth Voices to Improve LGBTQ Health

The Lavender Lab is a new research lab in the Department of Health Studies which seeks to produce and disseminate knowledge to better understand and reduce sexual orientation, gender identity, and racial/ethnic disparities in health.
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Graph of pathways.

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Oncogenic Pathways and Iron Phenotypes in Breast Cancer

Julia Chifman’s research aims to understand the cause of iron dysregulation in breast cancer through the study of certain cellular signaling pathways that affect iron homeostasis.
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Students stand next to a Google sign.

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The Computer Science Department is on a Roll

Computer Science (CS) at AU is on a roll, organizing exciting events, starting a master’s program, and hiring new faculty who are engaging in impactful projects.
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Kim Blankenship

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An Emphasis on Science and Interdisciplinary Research at American University

From the grand opening of the Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building to the wide range of high-impact research taking place in every STEM department on campus, it is clear that American University is committed to investing in science and research.
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Nan Zhang

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Polishing Up Data Privacy Protections

What is the General Data Protection Regulation and how does it help consumers? Kogod professor Nan Zhang examines the EU’s latest data privacy regulation and explains the challenge of protecting consumers’ data.
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Indigenous person walking through rainforest

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Who Speaks for Nature?

SPA Professor Todd Eisenstadt traveled to Ecuador in 2017 to discover how the local people were reacting to oil extraction and mining efforts in the Amazon rainforest.
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