Raeuf Roushangar (left) is the first MSU student to receive the prestigious Paul and Daisy Soros Fellowship. Raeuf, a BMB graduate, is currently working in George Mias's lab on his PhD on personalized/precision medicine. He has overcome a past of adversity and discrimination, to continue to demonstrate that striving for excellence through perseverance, humility and hard work leads to great achievements.
MSU researchers have, for the first time, revealed the crystal structure of a key protein, TSPO, which is associated with several forms of anxiety disorders. By identifying the structure at the atomic level, scientists can now pinpoint where drugs may interact with the protein.