Neurodegeneration and the Role of Amyloid Fibrils

Year: 
2015
Ranking: 
Entrant
Artist: 
Zachary Levine
Lab: 
Joan-Emma Shea Lab

Description

Implicated in over twenty neurodegenerative diseases, the gradual formation of amyloid fibrils on the surface of cells disrupts physiological functioning over the course of a human lifetime. Pictured are simulations that document the formation of these fibrils from thousands of misfolded proteins.

CSEP CNSI Schuller Lab UCSB