In this feature from the Office for Research for Hispanic Heritage Month, Angelo Soto Centeno, an assistant professor of evolution in the Department of Earth & Environmental Sciences shared how his Puerto Rican roots shaped his research on biodiversity.
A ground-breaking long-term study of Alzheimer's disease in African Americans being conducted by Rutgers University-Newark will double in size thanks to a new five-year $7.4 million grant from the National Institute on Aging, part of the federal National Institutes of Health.
Jean-Pierre Etchegaray and Nan Gao are cellular and molecular biologists whose work examines the underlying causes of health and diseases. They recently teamed up to decipher how genes that respond to infection are regulated in cells within the epithelial lining of the intestine, which may impact future treatments for pathogenic bacteria such as Salmonella and conditions such as inflammatory bowel disease.
Travis Baker, Assistant Professor at Rutgers University–Newark’s Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience (CMBN), was one of 17 researchers recently awarded funding from the Research Corporation for Scientific Advancement (RCSA)
The Mellon Foundation recently awarded the Humanities Action Lab (HAL), based at Rutgers University–Newark, a $1.1 million grant to expand and integrate two of its signature projects, States of Incarceration: A National Dialogue of Local Histories and Climates of Inequality: Stories of Environmental Justice.
In his native India, Shaheen Khateeb said he was treated like an outsider, harassed at school and called “Turk” because of his Muslim faith. Hearing about cases of mob violence against Muslims, he decided to move to the U.S. in 1979.