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Protein detective: searching for protections from neurodegenerative disease

by Sofia Bali

Many neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s, are characterized by large clumps of proteins called amyloid fibrils. Learn more about how these structures form and how Ph.D. student Sofia Bali is searching for regions within proteins that protect them from clumping together. Sofia is conducting her research in the lab of Dr. Lukasz Joachimiak – visit to learn more.

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