St. Edward’s University Scientist Receives $600,000 NSF Grant to Study Mutant Gene

The National Science Foundation has awarded Andrea Holgado, a biological sciences associate professor at St. Edward’s University, a four-year, $600,000 grant to study a mutation in roundworms that could shed light on the importance of “cellular recycling” for the proper development of the nervous system. One day, this basic research may contribute to our understanding of the development of neurological diseases such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder in humans. Read more

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