Roger Alexander

The National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) has announced a new funding opportunity for characterization of islet-derived extracellular vesicles (EVs) for improved detection, monitoring, classification, and MORE

The ASEMV2020 organizing committee would like to congratulate the winners of this year’s Young Investigator Awards. There were three speaker awards, for talks by a Young Investigator, a postdoctoral scholar, MORE

Flow cytometry (FC) is a powerful method for counting single cells and measuring their molecular components. There is increasing interest in applying flow cytometry to the analysis of extracellular vesicles MORE

This blog was adapted and simplified from a Spotlight in the Journal of Cell Biology. Directed movement along a chemical gradient – chemotaxis – is a fundamental behavior of cells MORE

In the Winter 2018 ERCC Newsletter, we review some of what was discussed at the ERCC9 conference last November. A major theme and continuing focus of research is finding the MORE

  Individuals affected with PTSD (Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder) demonstrate changes in microRNA (miRNA) molecules associated with gene regulation. A controlled study, involving Dutch military personnel on deployment to a combat MORE

Glioblastoma multiforme is the most common type of malignant brain tumor. These tumors actively divide and send invasive cells throughout the brain. This migration complicates patient treatment, because simply removing MORE

This blog post is adapted from a TGen press release, found here. Uncovering the genetic makeup of patients using DNA sequencing has in recent years provided physicians and their patients MORE

This blog post is adapted from an article at by Earl Lane. The original can be found here. Over the past decade, David Wong of UCLA and his colleagues MORE

The National Institutes of Health Common Fund announces the FY 2016 funding opportunity for the NIH Director’s Early Independence Awards (EIA). The EIA initiative allows exceptional junior scientists to accelerate MORE