ATLANTA—A study led by researchers at Georgia State University provides new insights into the molecular basis of human diseases resulting from mutations in the calcium-sensing receptor (CaSR), a protein found in cell membranes.
A protein designed by researchers at Georgia State University can effectively target a cell surface receptor linked to a number of diseases, showing potential as a therapeutic treatment for an array of illnesses, including cancer, according to the research team.
ProAgio, which is created from a human protein, targets the cell surface receptor integrin v3… more »
Christopher Otts, a Georgia State University jazz studies M.A. student, recently received the second annual BMI Future Jazz Master Scholarship.
The BMI Future Jazz Master Scholarship is awarded annually to a rising jazz star pursuing an advanced academic degree in jazz studies or jazz performance.
Otts works as a teaching assistant in the Georgia State… more »
The LGBT Institute at the Center for Civil and Human Rights and Georgia State University today announced a partnership aimed at connecting academic researchers with LGBT advocates to tell the stories of some of those most marginalized—LGBT Southerners—through data.
“The experiences of LGBT Southerners need to be told. Research is an important way to tell… more »
Andrea Ramirez was born in Bogota, Colombia and moved to the United States when she was 12 years old. She says that having to learn a new language was challenging in the beginning, but the language barrier did not affect her drive to be successful in high school and through college.
Currently, Andrea is a… more »
Arielle Hackel began GSU as a chemistry major working in the biochemistry laboratory of Dr. Dabney Dixon. Under Dr. Dixon’s mentorship, Arielle became a Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation (LSAMP) scholar in her first spring semester, performed research as a Molecular Basis of Disease fellow in the following summer, and soon afterwards became a… more »
Norma Hernandez was born just blocks away from Georgia State University at Grady Memorial Hospital. She grew up in Alpharetta, Georgia, and she returned to Atlanta when she received the Goizueta Foundation Scholarship in 2011 to study neuroscience at Georgia State University. Currently, Norma is a first-year PhD. student in the Department of Psychology at… more »
Entering college as an undeclared major, Terrick Adolphe did not expect to be a STEM Scholar. Rather, Terrick had thoughts of pursuing English studies with the intention to begin law school after graduation. As often happens in college, however, Terrick changed his mind after taking a computer science course. “I took elective courses… more »
In a sea of black Georgia State University robes at this weekend’s commencement exercises, you’ll find two robes visibly different from the others: African-American Studies’ (AAS) Akinyele Umoja and Makungu Ankinyela’s Ghanaian-inspired robes.
The robes are not just a fashion statement but also a cultural statement.
“We say at Georgia State that we strive… more »