Studying gene mutations of yeast can help better understand similar human gene mutations.
Brent Nannenga joined Arizona State University in 2015 as an assistant professor of chemical engineering in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy. His research focuses on protein engineering, structural biology, and understanding the molecular mechanisms of how biological molecules interact with inorganic materials.
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Understanding the effects of transport proteins in yeast cells can be used analogously to study human cells affected by genetic conditions.
Developing different antibodies by modifying DNA will help gain understanding to what causes Alzheimer’s disease.