Kristala Jones Prather is working to develop a better biofuel. Photo: Len Rubenstein

Biofuel in the Pipeline

Kristala Prather is designing a better biofuel — one that’s closer to the octane of gasoline.

Prof. Forest White hopes his work will lead to an effective new treatment for the most common type of adult brain tumor, glioblastoma - the kind that killed Sen. Edward M. Kennedy.  Photo: Richard Howard

Cancer Drugs

Prof. Forest White of the Koch Institute for Integrative Cancer Research is working to develop novel drug treatments.

Darrell Irvine hopes to imbue the body's natural defenses with superhero powers. Photo: Thomas Gearty

New Materials

Prof. Darrell Irvine is using new materials to power up the immune system against disease.