Who is Joshua Giblin?
Background Maintaining neuronal membrane integrity is crucial for cognition. As humans age, mutations occur throughout our cells' genetic material resulting in a myriad of problems. One such problem is metabolism, by which transporters in our intestin...
Informal Introduction The previous 30 days or so have been focused on making new peptide amphiphiles and purifying them. This is a straightforward process but can be highly time-consuming. Since I have two projects and both revolved around purificatio...
Micronutrients are molecules essential for proper growth and function in small quantities. These nutrients include sodium, potassium, vitamin C, vitamin D, and so on. Children and young people oftentimes eat a diet similar to their parents which in the...
Biological Background The cell membrane is composed of a phospholipid bilayer, where each phospholipid is amphiphilic in nature, that is, consists of a hydrophobic lipid and hydrophilic phosphate group. The presence of the hydrophilic head group allo...
A simple stroll around any grocery store or convenience store can overwhelm a customer looking for a hydrating beverage. There are beverages labeled “energizing” and "hydrating,” which oftentimes do not align with the nutritional facts. As a user of ma...
Researcher at USC