TAMU Engineering Prof’s Research Opens Doors To Expanded DNA Studies

Dr. Wonmuk Hwang, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Texas A&M University, is researching the mechanics of DNA, the blueprint of the human body.

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Photo courtesy of Biophysical Journal.

Hwang and his former doctoral student, Dr. Xiaojing Teng, zoomed into the question: if the genetic information is the same in all cells, as it should be, why do muscle cells look and act differently than skin cells?

Continued at today.tamu.edu >>

By Jennifer Reiley, Texas A&M College of Engineering
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