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Strange bedfellows, great science

Strange bedfellows, great science

Yale researchers cross scientific boundaries to advance biomedical knowledge

A decade ago, when Yale purchased what is now known as West Campus from Bayer, the plan was to focus on cutting-edge science. The 450,000 square feet of lab space would be not spillover space, but a place that would foster a fresh approach to raise the visibility of science at Yale.

Now West Campus is home to no fewer than seven institutes covering cancer, nanobiology, microbial sciences, and...

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How West Campus is fulfilling its dream

How West Campus is fulfilling its dream

In early 2010, when Jesse Rinehart, Ph.D., then a young assistant professor, was setting up his lab on West Campus, the place was a ghost town. Parking was a snap. He usually found a spot right by the entrance.These days, 1,700 people work and learn in the former pharmaceutical industrial park. Rinehart sometimes has to park a good 100 yards across campus from his lab. But as a researcher who thrives on chance...

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A meeting of proteomics and ancient art

A meeting of proteomics and ancient art

What happens when you introduce a proteomics expert to an art conservator? Insight into ancient animal husbandry. This...

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Biomedical engineering meets radiology meets genetics

Biomedical engineering meets radiology meets genetics

Adele Ricciardi navigates the corridors and stairways of the Hunter Building with practiced ease. The School of...

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A fab lab collab

A fab lab collab

It was 2010 and Jesse Rinehart’s first day as the head of his own lab and a faculty member at Yale’s West Campus when...

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A catastrophe in the brain

A catastrophe in the brain

Dylan started life as a typical baby, meeting his milestones for walking, talking, and other markers of normal...

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Melanoma, hooves, and the uterus

Melanoma, hooves, and the uterus

Melanoma is often fatal in humans, particularly when it metastasizes, spreading from the skin to other tissues. Yet...

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Putting the precise in precision medicine

Putting the precise in precision medicine

About eight years ago, a doctor in Turkey examined a 5-month-old boy for “failure to thrive and dehydration.”...

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A new tool against cancer

A new tool against cancer

When two experts in their fields get together and combine their labs, incredible things happen. W. Mark Saltzman,...

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