David Brafman partnered with the Mayo Clinic’s Dr. Richard J. Caselli to use a stem-cell-based approach to identify causes of Alzheimer’s disease in people with various levels of risk based on variations of the apolipoprotein E (ApoE) gene.
Thousands of visitors descended on the Polytechnic and Tempe campuses for ASU Open Door. The Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering faculty, staff and students had a slew of activities for guests of all ages, with interactive exhibits on topics ranging from 3D printing, electron microcopy and environmental microbiology to disease detection with smell, the future of photovoltaic technology and rocketry.
Klaus Lackner, Ira A. Fulton Schools of Engineering professor of civil, environmental and sustainable engineering and director of Arizona State University's Center for Negative Carbon Emissions, asks "We clean up our trash. Why not clean up after our carbon use?" in an ASU KEDtalk hosted by ASU's Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development.