Author: Lauren Gandy
Lauren obtained her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2023 in the area of protein-glycan interactions with post-translational modified proteins relevant to Alzheimer's disease. She obtained her B.S. in Forensic Biochemistry and B.A. in French at the University of Central Florida in 2017. She currently works as a postdoctoral researcher in glycobiology at the University of Paris at Créteil.

Detergents are for more than washing dishes

Studying membrane-bound proteins requires stabilizing their structure outside of the membrane – otherwise they fall apart. But our analytical techniques have not risen to the challenge. Sadaf et al. pushes us forward by developing novel detergents for stabilizing membrane proteins.