Graduate Student Snapshot: Michael Skirpan

Michael is working on an art proposal that will bring STEM and art majors together.

How Salmonella Typhimurium survives in host macrophages by forcing them to eat blood

Salmonella enterica is a bacterial pathogen notorious for causing food poisoning symptoms that are uncomfortable at best and deadly at worst.

DAT isn’t all that: Cocaine also activates immune cells in the brain, increasing reward and addiction

By figuring out exactly what happens in the brain during drug use, researchers step closer to developing medication that can treat drug abuse.

Graduate Student Snapshot: Karim Derqaoui

“I cut my teeth on an 80’s dance floor,” says Karim.

The stress buffering effects of exercise

How running (literally) from your problems can increase your resistance to life’s stressors.

Graduate Student Snapshot: Simone Hyater-Adams

Growing up completely immersed in the world of performing arts, Simone had no idea how one physics class would change the course of her life.

Graduate Student Snapshot: Helena Yardley

Helena Yardley takes such a deep and unabashed dive in the pursuit of life that she might make you a little envious.