Summer 2015

Mending a Broken Heart

Laurie Boyer’s work may one day help develop cures for heart defects and disease.

Kristala Jones Prather is working to develop a better biofuel. Photo: Len Rubenstein
Spring 2012

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
Spring 2010

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
Fall 2009

New Materials

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