Healthy People

Biological Origami and Naked Mole Rats

Viviana Perez, an assistant professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics at Oregon State, seeks to generate new insights into human aging through the study of protein homeostasis, dietary restriction and an immunosuppressant drug called rapamycin.


Nature’s Glue

Nontoxic, soy-based adhesives and wood-plastic composites are some of the new products emerging from Kaichang Li’s OSU laboratory in the Department of Wood Science and Engineering. Soy may help prevent cancer not only on your kitchen table but also in your kitchen table.