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Gelareh (Abulwerdi) Vinueza

Gelareh (Abulwerdi)  Vinueza
Gelareh (Abulwerdi) Vinueza graduated with her Ph.D. from the molecular medicine program at the University of Maryland, Baltimore. She is currently a policy fellow at the Food and Drug Administration. She has been an ASBMB volunteer writer since 2018 and is passionate about science communication and science policy. Outside of work, she enjoys photography, hiking and cooking.

Articles by Gelareh (Abulwerdi) Vinueza

New lipid class may shed light on causes of dental disease
Journal News

New lipid class may shed light on causes of dental disease

12/29/2020
Researchers have made a discovery in mouth bacteria that might be linked via gut microbiota to disorders throughout the body.
A life devoted to teaching and research
Research Spotlight

A life devoted to teaching and research

12/3/2020
Inspired by her aunt, a college professor, Karlett Parra’s scientific journey has taken her from Venezuela to New Mexico
ANGPTL3: A promising therapeutic direction for cardiovascular disease
Journal News

ANGPTL3 A promising therapeutic direction for cardiovascular disease

3/17/2020
Researchers discover that hepatokine, a secreted liver protein that is a promising target for managing cardiovascular disease risk, is increased by dietary sugar.
Pagliarini chanced into groundbreaking mitochondrial research
Award

Pagliarini chanced into groundbreaking mitochondrial research

11/1/2019
He won the ASBMB's Earl and Thressa Stadtman Young Scholar Award.
From the journals: October 2019
Journal News

From the journals: October 2019

10/1/2019
What’s the role of ECM proteins in heart regeneration? How can an acid be converted to boost biofuel production? How does the “many ceramides” hypothesis lead to new tools for studying sphingolipid metabolism? Read about these questions and more.
From the journals: May 2019
Journal News

From the journals: May 2019

5/1/2019
Volatile organic compounds released by herbivore-infested plants. Protein phosphorylation in sperm development. Sphingosine in mitochondrial dysfunction after traumatic brain injury. Read about these and other papers in ASBMB journals.
Thorner stands as a giant in the golden age of yeast research
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Thorner stands as a giant in the golden age of yeast research

4/1/2019
Among the pioneers in studying Saccharomyces cerevisiae is Jeremy Thorner, who has increased understanding of signal transduction in several diseases, including diabetes and cancer, using yeast as a research model.
Biochemist chases the role of retinoids in fat burning
Annual Meeting

Biochemist chases the role of retinoids in fat burning

3/1/2019
2019 ASBMB Annual Meeting | Biochemist chases the role of retinoids in fat burning
Student chapter president joined for journal club
Student Chapters

Student chapter president joined for journal club

2/1/2019
Lauren DeLong discovered her love of science outreach and teaching through involvement with the Salisbury University ASBMB Student Chapter.
From the journals: February 2019
Journal News

From the journals: February 2019

2/1/2019
How do plants survive in fluctuating temperatures? Why do some of infection-fighting molecules block viruses from entering cells, while others interfere with viral replication? How does a bacterium’s spore coating help it resist antibiotics? 
From the journals: November 2018
Journal News

From the journals: November 2018

11/1/2018
Using mass spectrometry to learn how a flexible fish evolved. Finding the anti-addictive enzyme in an African shrub. Tracing how cholesterol contributes to macular degeneration. Read about this research and more in our roundup of recent papers fro…