Crossing Species, Opening Doors

Proteins, crucial elements in all life forms, often perform the same functions across species. Biochemist Elizabeth Vierling is curious about this interspecies connection and her research sheds light on the molecular mechanisms of plant proteins, especially their response to environmental stress, and what they can reveal about human health.


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Spotlight Scholar
Crossing Species, Opening Doors
Pioneering biochemist investigates relationship between plant biology and human health
Amanda Drane, ’12

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