September 30, 2014

The Scientist: Prof. Yimon Aye Uses Chemistry to Study Biology

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By MICHAEL MERRILL

We’ve all heard that smoking can cause cancer, that sun exposure can cause skin damage and that certain food ingredients can have long-term harmful effects on their consumers. However, it may be that in small concentrations, similar substances may be beneficial to human health. Prof. Yimon Aye, chemistry, and her team work to understand the nuances of these complicated biochemical pathways.

Courtesy of Prof. Yimon AyeDaring new drugs | Prof. Yimon Aye, chemistry, studies cell signaling pathways with the goal of contributing towards the development of innovative new medicines.

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