Month: November 2019

Not Only Adorable: Squid Open Up New Antimicrobial Drug Possibilities

After starting an NSF-funded collaboration with Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Sciences Marcy Balunas, Spencer Nyholm, associate professor in the Department of Molecular and Cell Biology,  began studying the squid’s specialized reproductive gland, called the accessory nidamental gland, whose function was until then the subject of speculation.