Novel COVID-19 vaccines and some diagnostic tests use messenger ribonucleic acid (mRNA). Aaron Engelhart investigates ways to track the nucleic acid. CBS Website writeup on vaccines and diagnostics https://cbs.umn.edu/blogs/cbs-connect/decoding-rna%E2%80%99s-mysteries
Aaron Engelhart will participate in the Petri Dish event panel. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/a-new-era-for-vaccines-a-petri-dish-conversation-registration-136961642961 Wed, February 17, 2021 4:00 PM – 5:30 PM CST Join for a lively conversation about new approaches to fighting disease. It seems like the pandemic made everyone a medical expert as we latched […]
Congratulations to Nathaniel Gaut for being awarded a travel grant to present his research at SB7.0 – the Seventh International Meeting on Synthetic Biology in Singapore!
Prof. Engelhart was interviewed, along with UMN collaborator Prof. Kate Adamala, for Minnesota Public Radio’s Brains On! podcast and radio show about the first life on earth.
Postdoctoral Positions in the Engelhart Lab at the University of Minnesota Our laboratory studies nucleic acids, both as targets of basic research and tools to study complex biological systems. A few projects our lab is currently working on are given below: RNA imaging: GFP and […]
Processed Data from Itasca Module Graphs: Itasca Module – Graphs of Results (PDF) Excel Files: Itasca Module – AM Results (Excel) Itasca Module – PM Results (Excel) Igor files: Itasca Module – Igor Files AM and PM (ZIP) Link to Igor Pro trial download Graphs […]
8/2016 update: for the most current information about our work, please see our lab’s About page. Interested prospective postdocs, please click here. In August 2016, I am starting a new research group in the University of Minnesota Department of Genetics, Cell Biology, and Development (GCD). […]
The Astrobiology Science Conference 2015 (AbSciCon 2015) is taking place in Chicago, IL from June 15-19, 2015. I am coorganizing (with Andrew Pohorille) a session on the early evolution of compartmentalization, with particular interest in how it coevolved with metabolism and heritable polymers. Researchers wishing […]