After three months on the job, Melur K. “Ram” Ramasubramanian is promoting collaboration among researchers from many fields in attacking the problems that will attract new sources of research funding.
Anyone who has taken high school biology knows that photosynthesis is the process by which plants convert sunlight into energy for growth.
Researchers have found that dopamine-producing neurons are connected with the brain’s circadian center.
Dedicated to the study of Alzheimer’s disease, UVA biology professor George Bloom’s lab has spent the last decade working to expand the scientific community’s still-primitive understanding of the disease’s underlying biology.
Biologist Alan Bergland has long been fascinated by this evolutionary process of adaptation, particularly as it occurs among the “uncharismatic micro-fauna”.
A long-term study of a plant and its pathogen at Mountain Lake Biological Station is growing researchers and yielding evolutionary insights.