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The Science of Sleep

MCDB Prof Sara Aton and some enterprising students are gathering evidence in the lab that supports a bold claim: Your brain learns new things while you’re sleeping.

Jakob Lab: researchers discover what makes drug for ulcerative colitis tick

Drug targets stress response in inflammation-causing bacteria.

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Our researchers answer common questions related to their work on sleep, probiotics, protein folding, and more!

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2016 Photo Contest Winners Announced!

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