On January 17, 2019, Dr. Robert Fuentes, member of the Chapkin lab competed in the Annual College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences Trainee Research Symposium. Promising graduate and postdoctoral students shared with a community of researchers the projects they’ve been conducting during the one-day symposium in the Veterinary & Biomedical Education Complex (VBEC). The […]
Research in the Chapkin lab focuses on dietary/microbial modulators related to the prevention of cancer and chronic inflammatory diseases. The lab has been continuously funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for the past 30 years.
Confocal z-stack and comparison of confocal vs STED images of Drosophila gut stem cells expressing chimeric (human extracellular, drosophila intracellular) epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) labeled with fluorescently conjugated (Alexa 594) anti-human EGFR antibody (Cetuximab). The STED technique is compatible with drosophila gut tissue and provides a significant resolution improvement over confocal, allowing the nanoscale […]
COLLEGE STATION – Dr. Robert Chapkin has been named American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow. Chapkin is the William W. Allen Endowed Chair in Nutrition and Chronic Disease Prevention at Texas A&M. He is a University Distinguished Professor, Regents Professor and University Faculty Fellow in the Program in Integrative Nutrition and Complex Diseases. […]
Michael Salinas, graduate student in the Nutrition and Food Science department and member of Chapkin lab received top honors for his poster presentation at the Microscopy and Imaging Center open house held on Friday, October 5, 2018.