Global Outreach in Nairobi
Cassava is a staple crop that feeds a lot of people in Africa and other areas of the world but is not fully considered a “cash crop”. In some areas, research in cassava is still not up to par with other roots or vegetables.
Faculty Focus: Cancer Researcher Aims to Alleviate Suffering
Melanie Simpson, head of the Department of Molecular and Structural Biochemistry, is internationally recognized for her research on mechanisms of prostate cancer progression and metastasis. But it’s her determination and passion for her work that continue to move her research forward.
Faculty Focus: Fighting to Save Cassava
Trino Ascencio-Ibanez and his colleagues are hard at work – with the help of two major grants – protecting the food supply for an entire continent.