July 2017 News

“Rewiring” Our Fight Against Infection

July 6, 2017
John MacMicking of the Systems Biology Institute talks about his work to integrate abstract and experimental science in an effort to “rewire” the host immune response to infection. Dr. MacMicking is an Investigator of the Howard Hughes Medical Institute (HHMI) and tenured Associate Professor of Microbial Pathogenesis and of Immunobiology at the School of Medicine.

Drug restores cells and memories in Alzheimer’s mouse models

July 5, 2017
A new drug can restore memories and connections between brain cells in mice with a model of Alzheimer’s disease, a new Yale-led study suggests.

Long-time-lapse nanoscopy provides leisurely view of cell interior

July 3, 2017
New nanoscopy technology reveals interior of the cells with more clarity for longer periods than ever before, Yale researchers report in the July 3 issue of the journal Nature Biotechnology. Yale’s Derek Toomre and Alanna Schepartz explain how the technology is opening up a host of new research possibilities.