Research Highlights

Researchers Unravel Genetic Web to Help Target Diseases

Researchers Unravel Genetic Web to Help Target Diseases

Like a complex wiring system, the genetic network within a cell is an interconnected web of strands communicating to ensure the proper function of an organism. At Rutgers–Camden, computational biologists are slowly untangling the web to understand how all the pieces fit together. The work is a step toward understanding the regulation of gene expression, […]

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Rand Institute Leads Expansion of Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Program

Rand Institute Leads Expansion of Juvenile Delinquency Prevention Program

In 2009, the Senator Walter Rand Institute for Public Affairs at Rutgers–Camden was chosen by New Jersey’s Office of the Attorney General to lead community stakeholders in Vineland to identify potential policies, practices, and programs which could prevent or reduce juvenile delinquency. The initiative has been a landmark community achievement, proving, as the old adage […]

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Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents Lecture on Consumerism of War

Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts Presents Lecture on Consumerism of War

The Rutgers–Camden Center for the Arts (RCCA) will host an engaging lecture explaining how modern United States warfare depends upon technology and consumerism, 12:15 p.m. to 1:15 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 23. Kate Epstein, an assistant professor of history at Rutgers–Camden, will present the lecture, titled “Consuming War,” drawing on the exhibition, “(re)collecting, (re)constructing,” currently featured […]

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Research Center Serves as Hub for Solving Urban Issues

Research Center Serves as Hub for Solving Urban Issues

Prior to the housing collapse in 2008, property values were rising steadily in neighborhood real estate markets in older cities throughout the country. In such cities experiencing revitalization, it is difficult to determine if low-income residents are pushed out, or remain in these neighborhoods, reaping the benefits of improvements, says Paul Jargowsky, a Rutgers–Camden professor […]

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Instructor Shares Zombie Survival Guide

Instructor Shares Zombie Survival Guide

Kimberlee Sue Moran recalls that she was living in London in 2002 when she and her friend went to see the new zombie flick, 28 Days Later. The film turned everything that she thought about zombies on its head, depicting the animated corpses as fast and aggressive, rather than slow, plodding figures. “My friend and […]

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