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Timing of stress-hormone pulses controls weight gain

Timing of stress-hormone pulses controls weight gain

CSB faculty Dr. Mary Teruel (senior author), CSB graduate students Zahra Bahrami-Nejad and Michael Zhao (co-lead authors), CSB postdoc Dr. Stefan Tholen, CSB graduate student Mingyu Chung, and CSB alumni Dr. Devon Hunerdosse, Dr. Karen Tkach, and Sabine van Schie (co-authors) discovered that rising and falling levels of hormones known as glucocorticoids can affect weight gain.

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Fifteen new genes identified that shape our face

Fifteen new genes identified that shape our face

Dr. Joanna Wysocka and Dr. Tomasz Swigut, Senior Research Scientist of the Wysocka Lab, are part of a team of researchers from KU Leuven (Belgium) and the universities of Pittsburgh and Penn State (US) who have identified fifteen genes that determine our facial features. The findings were published in Nature Genetics.

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