News: Biomolecular Engineering

Two research initiatives that aspire to engineer new biomaterials for unmet medical and research needs have been awarded funding through the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund.

Transient liquid-like droplets made up of proteins and RNA are scattered throughout the cell — with potentially broad drug discovery implications.
In a study with implications for efforts to halt the spread of antibiotic-resistant bacteria, researchers at Princeton have identified a new, troubling path that some bacteria take toward resistance.