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Mitochondrial Ubiquinol Oxidation: Could this be the answer to stop tumor growth in its path?

Understanding the role mitochondrial metabolism in tumor growth.
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Making Research Fair and Equitable

Read up on racial disparities in clinical trials and steps we can take to make sure that gains in healthspan are shared equally.
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Healthcare Around the World: Costs, Covid, and Comparisons

How do different healthcare systems respond to pandemic? Here is a summary of the real-world experiment that has been happening over the past year.
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A Shot Towards Ending a Pandemic: Vaccines Explained

Get science-based answers to common vaccine questions from our Dominican students,
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COVID-19: The Past, Present and Future of Pandemics

Get some great context for the COVID-19 pandemic by reading up on the history of pandemics
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Preventing Pathogen Passage: Taking Precautions Against a Pandemic

Read about the science behind stopping COVID-19 spread
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The 8th Wonder of the World: Saving Lives

Here's part 2 of our deep dive on vaccine science.
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The 8th Wonder of the World: the Invention of Vaccines 

Part 1: Get a deep dive on how vaccines have changed the world for the better.
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Developing a Platform for COVID-19 Therapies Using a Novel Mouse Model

Mice are the most important model organism for research, but they are resistant to SARS-CoV-2...
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Here’s what’s happening

Upcoming events at the Buck

Service Animal Accommodation
Ongoing

Formal Research Seminars

FRS talks are being held via Zoom by invitation only.

Clear + Vivid + Alan Alda + Cynthia Kenyon. Dr. Kenyon has been at the forefront of the aging biology since the very beginning! @alda #clearandvivid https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/clear-vivid-with-alan-alda/id1400082430?i=1000530122196

Register for this deeper dive into #aging and #cancer hosted by the the Oklahoma @NathanShockCtrs and @OUHealth Stephenson Cancer Center. The Buck's Judy Campisi is one of the presenters! https://nathanshockcenters.org/nsc-hosted-events#ONSC

All summer we've been mailing out kits for kids to do science with us! Our August kit is a build-your-own microscope from @TeamFoldscope. These kits are free thanks to a generous grant from the Winnifred Johnson Clive Foundation. Sign up at the link!
https://www.buckinstitute.org/events/hands-on-kit-3/

Buck Job Alert! The Melov lab at the Buck Institute is looking for a highly motivated in vivo Research Associate II or Scientist to help drive a project focused on the use of simple and complex mouse models. Learn more and apply here: https://app.jobvite.com/j?cj=oxFrgfwD&s=Social

#NatMetabPicks | Publishing in @Nature, a group led by Heinrich Jasper (@BuckInstitute) uncovers glial metabolic reprogramming by gut-derived cytokines, resulting in changes in the perception of olfaction.

https://www.nature.com/articles/s41586-021-03756-0