Harnessing the power of microbes for human health

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Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown casually talking with researchers in her office.

Harnessing the power of microbes for human health

Director of the Biodesign Center for Health Through Microbiomes, Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, shares insights into how the center partners with the human microbiome to improve people’s health.

Promising new research for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases

Director of the ASU-Banner Neurodegenerative Disease Research Center, Jeffrey Kordower, reveals how his team of researchers is in a race against time to find effective treatments, if not a cure, for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases.

group photo outside of the Biodesign Institute with 20th anniversary graphic

Biodesign ‘alumni’ aid the fight against infectious diseases

This is the first in a series of profiles of former faculty and staff members of ASU’s Biodesign Institute in celebration of its 20th anniversary. Engineering microbes to fight deadly

A bridge on the ASU campus at night

10 ASU projects to get excited about

As we head into a new year, ASU is embarking on ambitious projects to help our local and global communities thrive.

2 ASU professors appointed as first-ever Navrotsky Professors of Materials Research

Candace Chan, an associate professor in the School for Engineering of Matter, Transport and Energy, and Dan (Sang-Heon) Shim, a professor in the School of Earth and Space Exploration, were selected for the professorship based on their significant contributions in the field of materials research.

Mayo Clinic and ASU MedTech Accelerator commence third cohort

Next-generation medical technology and service startups take part in a boot camp designed to increase product quality, efficiency and speed to market.

New construction at Intel in Chandler, AZ

America once dominated the semiconductor industry. Here's why we must win again

Opinion: America fell behind in semiconductor manufacturing, fueling shortages, and even worse, we did it ourselves. But we can dominate again. Here's how.

2021 Highlights

High school senior Nicholas To joined the group in the Summer 2021. Together with ASU undergraduate Ivan Matyushov he assembled acoustic levitator using design published my Marzo et al. (2017).

Graduate Students from our PIRE project

Here is one of our graduate student Gerson Leonel performing Raman spectroscopy at Kansas State Univ. as part of our PIRE project.

Holiday letter 2021

Another year has flown by; I have now been in AZ over two years — and what a crazy, fastmoving, wonderful, exciting, satisfying, frustrating, surprising time it has been. I have been healthy, triply vaccinated (two Pfizer, one Moderna, no ill effects other than a sore arm) and am part of a trial of a nifty tiny neutralizing antibody detector designed by an immunologist colleague.

A research agenda for disinformation: How to make progress when computer science is not enough

Disinformation is a quintessential socio-technical challenge – it is driven fundamentally by people and amplified significantly by technology. As such, technological solutions alone will not be sufficient in addressing this

a computer chip

A first look at TSMC’s giant 5-nanometer chip fab being built in Phoenix