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Cell Biology and Physiology

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Department News

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CELL T-shirts are on sale now!



Available in blue, gray, and white.


$5.00

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CELL 2022 Honored Graduating Student: Bailey Calder


Bailey Calder is the Cell Biology and Physiology Department's 2022 Honored Graduating Student!
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Innovation begets innovation: Student initiative evolves into patented solution


From undergraduate education to patent and biotech startup, cutting-edge research recently published in Nucleic Acids Research from the Hill lab demonstrates how BYU mentorship empowers students to innovate and achieve.
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New name, same great department - Coming Fall 2021!


We are happy to announce a name change for our department and major. The Department of Physiology and Developmental Biology, established in 2002, will become The Department of Cell Biology and Physiology.
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New research on Alzheimer’s Disease shows ‘lifestyle origin at least in some degree’

New BYU research cites diet & lifestyle as part of the origin of Alzheimer's––the brain loses its ability to use glucose.
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ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE, A DISORDER OF A ‘STARVING BRAIN’

Alzheimer’s disease is a metabolic disorder of the brain, impairing the ability to metabolize glucose while maintaining the ability to metabolize ketones.
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