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New Synthesis Strategy Speeds Identification of Simpler Versions of a Natural Product
New Synthesis Strategy Speeds Identification of Simpler Versions of a Natural Product
WACO, Texas (April 24, 2019) — A new chemical synthesis strategy to harvest the rich information found in natural products — organic compounds isolated from natural sources — has led to the identification of novel, simpler derivatives with potential to selectively protect neurons, important for neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer’s disease, or to prevent the body’s immune system from rejecting organ transplants, according to a Baylor University-led ...

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Collins Outstanding Professor Award Recipient Will Deliver Lecture April 25
Collins Outstanding Professor Award Recipient Will Deliver Lecture April 25
WACO, Texas (April 23, 2019) – Jane Damron, Ph.D., senior lecturer in communication and this year’s Collins Outstanding Professor Award recipient, will lecture from 3:30 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, April 25, in the Packard Lecture Hall at the Marrs McLean Science Building, 1214 S. Fourth ...

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Social Work Professor Gaynor Yancey Honored as Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year
Social Work Professor Gaynor Yancey Honored as Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the Year
WACO, Texas (April 16, 2019) – Gaynor I. Yancey, D.S.W., professor of social work, Master Teacher and director of the Center for Church and Community Impact at Baylor University’s Diana R. Garland School of Social Work, was honored April 12 during the annual Academic Honors Convocation as the 2019 Cornelia Marschall Smith Professor of the ...
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