Scientific Sense | Conversation with Prof. Jeffrey Townsend of Yale School of Public Health and Yale University.
- May 30, 2020Source: Outlook
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) There is no data currently available that can clearly say that there are strain-specific differences among SARS-CoV-2 viruses, which are leading to more deaths, says Jeffrey Townsend, Professor at Yale University. He also said the virus does not concern itself with geography, nation, race, or strain.
- April 02, 2020
Travel bans, screenings and lockdown procedures were effective in slowing early global spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), but these measures alone were inadequate to contain the epidemic, a new study led by the Yale School of Public Health finds.
- February 19, 2019
Yale Cancer Center researchers have identified a potential therapy that combines two types of molecularly targeted drugs to produce a synergistic effect against head and neck cancer.
- November 08, 2018Source: Quanta Magazine
For 50 years, evolutionary theory has emphasized the importance of neutral mutations over adaptive ones in DNA. Real genomic data challenge that assumption.
- October 26, 2018
Researchers at the Yale School of Public Health have discovered a mathematical relationship that sheds new light on the rate at which cancer cells mutate and why some survive and rapidly multiply, yet others do not.
- October 12, 2018Source: Yale Center for Genetically Encoded Materials
In our third podcast, Jeffrey Townsend interviews Rhiju Das, an Associate Professor of Biochemistry at Stanford University and the newest team member of the Center for Genetically Encoded Materials. Jeff talks to Rhiju about his 'citizen science' video game EteRNA, which he has turned into a massive open laboratory to advance science. This interview was recorded on the August 30, 2018. You can play EteRNA using your web browser at eternagame.org/.
- August 01, 2018Source: Yale Center for Genetically Encoded Materials.
In our second podcast, Jeffrey Townsend interviews Alanna Schepartz, the head of the Center for Genetically Encoded Materials. Alanna discusses the science behind the Center, and the ways in which its leading edge biochemical research could create startling new possibilities in materials science. This interview was recorded on the June 13, 2018. C-GEM is an NSF Center for Chemical Innovation.
- February 19, 2018
Yale School of Public Health researchers have developed a new method to predict likely resistance paths to cancer therapeutics, and a methodology to apply it to one of the most frequent cancer-causing genes.
- January 16, 2018
When Yale School of Public Health postdoctoral associate Vincent Cannataro responded to a Twitter hashtag, “#BillMeetScienceTwitter,” created by scientists enhance the work of well-known TV presenter Bill Nye, a.k.a. “Bill Nye the Science Guy.” He didn’t expect to meet the man himself.