Navigation Links
2013's most compelling International Space Station results announced
Date:6/18/2014

a from microgravity protein crystal growth."

The award Chakraborty was honored with during the plenary highlighted his research for the High Throughput Pan-omic Approaches to Study the Effect of Microgravity on Responses of Skin Endothelial Cells to Insult (STL-MRMC) investigation. This study looked at cell and tissue cultures aboard the space station to examine the host-pathogen relationship and wound healing in space. Humans' healing processes behave differently in this environment where the body's efforts to repair itself are compounded by its compromised defense mechanism and more aggressive pathogen productions.

"In this context, we thought our integrative system biology expertise would be a valuable tool for investigating this multilayered health issue. And, we are elated to see that NASA shares our viewpoints and values our work," said Chakraborty. "This award is a great motivation and will help us remain committed to finding the solutions specific to the extraterrestrial environments. In fact, we are all set to get involved in the upcoming spaceflights purposed for [researching] mouse models (in vivo) and cellular components (in vitro) meeting similar missions."

On Earth, research into wound healing and immunology remains a challenge, according to Chakraborty, making the findings from his work in orbit of particular interest for human health on the ground, given the life-threatening risks infection can carry. "The molecular information mined from the project, particularly from its ground control study, could be significantly beneficial to the terrestrial health research," said Chakraborty. "Present data also suggests some potential biomarkers with clinical significance. Additional studies are underway to better understand the process, to apply the knowledge to other related health issues and to translate the knowledge to the discovery of more viable biomarkers."

The Integrated Cardiovascular (ICV) study looks at cardiac fun
'/>"/>

Contact: Laura Niles
Laura.E.Niles@nasa.gov
281-244-7069
NASA/Johnson Space Center
Source:Eurekalert  

Page: 1 2 3 4 5 6

Related biology news :

1. International study yields important clues to the genetics of epilepsy
2. An international partnership takes the stage at ESOF 2014
3. Scientific breakthrough: International collaboration has sequence salmon genome
4. International forum to focus on scientific aspects and social and economic impact of salinity
5. International forum to focus on social and economic impact of salinity
6. International collaboration highlights new mechanism explaining how cancer cells spread
7. International research group documents unique songbird diversity of the Eastern Himalayas
8. Forum highlights future of research aboard the International Space Station
9. Leading cfaed scientists organize international workshop about DNA-based microchips
10. The International Society for Stem Cell Research 12th Annual Meeting, June 18-21, 2014
11. Lawrence Krauss is honored at international festival of science documentary films
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
2013's most compelling International Space Station results announced
(Date:8/26/2015)... 26, 2015 The report "Multi-Factor Authentication ... Factor), Application (Travel & Immigration, Government, Banking, Defense, Commercial ... to 2020", published by MarketsandMarkets, Multi-Factor Authentication Market is ... at a CAGR of 17.7% between 2015 and 2020. ... igures spread through 169 P ...
(Date:8/24/2015)... TOWN, South Africa , August 24, 2015 ... Germany ,s largest biometrics manufacturer DERMALOG and ... with the "2015 African Biometrics Company of the Year ... in Nigeria .   -Cross ... and http://www.presseportal.de/nr/8896 - On Thursday evening, ...
(Date:8/20/2015)... PLEASANTON, Calif. , Aug. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... focused on consumers that are active and healthy. ... used in the hospital environment to help improve ... released a video from the Wearable Technologies ... MD discussed new applications for wearables in healthcare.    ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):Multi-Factor Authentication Market Worth 9.60 Billion USD by 2020 2Multi-Factor Authentication Market Worth 9.60 Billion USD by 2020 3Multi-Factor Authentication Market Worth 9.60 Billion USD by 2020 4Multi-Factor Authentication Market Worth 9.60 Billion USD by 2020 5Frost & Sullivan Honors DERMALOG with Biometrics Prize for Achievements in Africa 2Frost & Sullivan Honors DERMALOG with Biometrics Prize for Achievements in Africa 3Leaf Healthcare Releases Video from Wearable Technology Conference on New Applications for Wearables in the Hospital Environment 2Leaf Healthcare Releases Video from Wearable Technology Conference on New Applications for Wearables in the Hospital Environment 3
... new fungal species, called , Hebelomagriseopruinatum , has now ... fungus, whose name can be translated into ,the grey-dewy ... a mushroom-hunting tour headed by postdoc Jacob Heilman-Clausen from ... in 2009, postdoc Jacob Heilman-Clausen from the Center for ...
... with Primary Angle Closure Glaucoma (PACG), a leading cause ... people worldwide, 80% of whom live in Asia. ... Nature Genetics , on 26 August 2012, was ... Institute (SERI)/Singapore National Eye Centre (SNEC), Genome Institute of ...
... /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- IdentiSys Inc., North America,s largest sales ... emergency response and access control/CCTV security systems, ... Security and Presentation Divisions of Mountainland Business ... with additional offices in Idaho, Oregon, Nevada, ...
Cached Biology News:New Danish fungal species discovered 2Singapore scientists find genes associated with glaucoma, a major cause of eye blindness 2Singapore scientists find genes associated with glaucoma, a major cause of eye blindness 3IdentiSys acquires the Identification, Security and Presentation Divisions of Mountainland Business Systems, a Utah based reseller 2IdentiSys acquires the Identification, Security and Presentation Divisions of Mountainland Business Systems, a Utah based reseller 3
(Date:8/27/2015)... 27, 2015 GlassesOff (OTCBB: GLSO), a ... in the human vision system, announced today a partnership with ... Chris Paul to develop a new mobile app ... improve their real-life on-court performance. Vision is the ... is shooting a ball or blocking a pass. The critical ...
(Date:8/26/2015)... KS (PRWEB) , ... August 26, 2015 , ... ... Biologic Solutions, announces today that a second US laboratory is to open in ... accordance with the continued partnership and long-term growth of research and development through ...
(Date:8/26/2015)... SAN FRANCISCO , Aug. 26, 2015 /PRNewswire/ ... today that it has received a $1.5M Phase ... Health (NIH) to further develop its therapeutic agent ... unmet clinical need in end stage renal disease ... by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive ...
(Date:8/26/2015)... 2015 Despite recent market ... optimism in biotech,s forecast is the recent run ... advancements.  Active biotechnology & healthcare companies with recent ... PBIO), Sequenom, Inc. (NASDAQ: SQNM ), Sarepta ... Corp. (NASDAQ: RPTP ) and EnteroMedics Inc. ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Eight-Time All-Star Chris Paul and GlassesOff Partner to Develop Innovative Mobile App Designed to Improve On-Court Performance 2Eight-Time All-Star Chris Paul and GlassesOff Partner to Develop Innovative Mobile App Designed to Improve On-Court Performance 3MediVet Biologics Animal Health Secures Additional Laboratory Facility in Manhattan, Kansas 2MediVet Biologics Animal Health Secures Additional Laboratory Facility in Manhattan, Kansas 3Symic Biomedical Awarded $1.5MM NIH Phase II SBIR Grant to Develop its Proteoglycan Mimetic Therapeutics to Reduce Vascular Access Failures in ESRD 2Symic Biomedical Awarded $1.5MM NIH Phase II SBIR Grant to Develop its Proteoglycan Mimetic Therapeutics to Reduce Vascular Access Failures in ESRD 3New Collaborations & Mergers For Research of Molecular Biomarkers in Human Diseases & Clinical Trials for Cancer Therapies Fueling Growth in Multi-Billion Dollar Life Sciences Market 2New Collaborations & Mergers For Research of Molecular Biomarkers in Human Diseases & Clinical Trials for Cancer Therapies Fueling Growth in Multi-Billion Dollar Life Sciences Market 3New Collaborations & Mergers For Research of Molecular Biomarkers in Human Diseases & Clinical Trials for Cancer Therapies Fueling Growth in Multi-Billion Dollar Life Sciences Market 4New Collaborations & Mergers For Research of Molecular Biomarkers in Human Diseases & Clinical Trials for Cancer Therapies Fueling Growth in Multi-Billion Dollar Life Sciences Market 5New Collaborations & Mergers For Research of Molecular Biomarkers in Human Diseases & Clinical Trials for Cancer Therapies Fueling Growth in Multi-Billion Dollar Life Sciences Market 6New Collaborations & Mergers For Research of Molecular Biomarkers in Human Diseases & Clinical Trials for Cancer Therapies Fueling Growth in Multi-Billion Dollar Life Sciences Market 7
... The Wisconsin Technology Council is taking applications for the ... quite likely hundreds of them will vie ... two years' grand-prize winners have been life-science companies, but ... and information technology. , ,All 2004 and 2005 finalists ...
... statewide online high-school program may close unless administrators can ... on initial expectations, the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel reports. ... for the Waukesha school district where it is operated ... to have a net loss of $1.2 million by ...
... place this past week at the University of Chicagos Gleacher ... the meeting was an opportunity to hear from four individuals, ... meetings in different cities, as a preview to what we ... Biotechnology meeting comes to Chicago in April, 2006. , ,Some ...
Cached Biology Technology:The legacy of BIO 2006, what it will be and how we need to plan for it now 2The legacy of BIO 2006, what it will be and how we need to plan for it now 3The legacy of BIO 2006, what it will be and how we need to plan for it now 4The legacy of BIO 2006, what it will be and how we need to plan for it now 5The legacy of BIO 2006, what it will be and how we need to plan for it now 6
pETDuet-1 is designed for the coexpression of two target genes....
Mouse Laminin-1 MAb (Clone AL-3)...
IEX-1 S/L (H-20)...
... reactivity with rat (100%), mouse ... pig (48%). Slight reactivity ... confirmed by Western blot versus ... Gia-1, Gia-2, rat Gia-3, bovine ...
Biology Products: