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Take a look back to 2017 for accomplishments and milestones for Iowa State University.

To add to the growing understanding of CRISPR as an immune system for the benefit of gene editing technique as well as other unforeseen applications, Dipali Sashital, an assistant professor of biochemistry, biophysics and molecular biology, and Chaoyou Xue (’17 Ph.D. Biochemistry) are working with a new technique, developed by Xue, to visualize how the CRISPR protein searches DNA.  The results have been published in the journal, Cell Reports.

While Coulomb’s Law of opposites attract may have brought Marna Yandeau-Nelson and Scott Nelson together, it is the combination of genetic and biochemical science and teaching at ISU, and a mutually supportive home life that keeps the bond strong.

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