Steve in Missourian article

Stephen Alexander, professor of biological sciences, is featured in the Columbia Missourian newspaper after the American Association for the Advancement of Science announced its election of Alexander as a Fellow on November 30, 2012. The honor is bestowed by peers in recognition of a member’s distinguished contributions to the advancement of science.

The article highlights Alexander’s studies on how Dictylostelium discoideum cells respond to DNA damage and oxidative stress laid the foundation for analysis of resistance of tumors to the widely used anti-cancer drug cisplatin.

The full article is available from the Missourian.