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EECS honors three IMES faculty members for excellence in teaching

The Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (EECS), during its recent EECS Celebrates 2019 ceremony, presented three IMES faculty members with the Burgess (1952) & Elizabeth Jamieson Prizes for Excellence in Teaching, recognizing outstanding teaching happening alongside first-rate research. Thomas Heldt, W.M. Keck Career Development Professor in Biomedical Engineering…

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Painting a fuller picture of how antibiotics act

Machine learning reveals metabolic pathways disrupted by the drugs, offering new targets to combat resistance. Most antibiotics work by interfering with critical functions such as DNA replication or construction of the bacterial cell wall. However, these mechanisms represent only part of the full picture of how antibiotics act. In a…

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Structure of T cell epitopes a decisive factor in natural HIV control, study finds

Researchers apply network theory to HIV protein structure, uncovering a vital link between connectivity and protective immune response. In 2017, nearly 37 million people were living with HIV worldwide, according to the Joint United Nations Program on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS). Current treatments for the virus, which becomes AIDS in its most…

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