Recent computer science graduate Jake Mingus spends his weekdays looking at lines of code on computer screens. He spends his weekends dancing and singing on the computer screens in the Philippines.
Gus L.W. Hart and Jennifer B. Nielson Named Associate Deans of the College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences (CPMS)
Gus L.W. Hart and Jennifer B. Nielson have accepted appointments by Academic Vice President James R. Rasband as new associate deans in the BYU College of Physical and Mathematical Sciences. They will serve with the newly appointed dean C. Shane Reese.
Astronomical processes and changes occur slowly on a timescale of years, decades, and millennia. That was not the case at BYU’s fast-moving Astrofest, the annual Department of Physics and Astronomy event that brings elementary school children to the stars for an afternoon.
Watt wanted his lab to develop hepcidin inhibitors so that iron in patients with chronic inflammation could be properly distributed throughout the body. But Watt’s lab first needed a way to measure hepcidin-25 levels in body fluids. An antibody-based test—enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA)—can identify a specific protein from a sample, but the test is expensive and time consuming, according to Watt.
Durfee is the organizer of the BYU GALs (Girls and Light) Program—an annual event held on BYU campus that introduces girls to the physics behind light and electronics.