Biology professor Leslie Ries has recently received 3 grants from the National Science Foundation to analyze the springtime emergence patterns of plants, insects and birds, to study the migration patterns of monarch butterflies, and to examine the impact of natural disasters on butterfly habitats.
Congratulations to professor Steven Singer and his lab for receiving a grant. The National Institute for Allergy and Infectious Disease has awarded Professor Steven Singer's lab a grant to study immune responses to Giardia.
Biology professor Steven Singer and postdoctoral fellow Camila Henriques Coelho, in collaboration with a team from Brazil, recently published an analysis of the spread of Giardia lamblia. Giardia lamblia is an intestinal parasite linked to untreated water and poor sanitation.
We are pleased to announce the 2018 Teaching Excellence Award given to Professor Jennifer Fox. This is a special recognition of her outstanding teaching skills and a monetary acknowledgment of the significant work that she devotes to course planning and preparation to her courses.
Why one might ask, would you want to stop getting vaccines? Assistant Professor Shweta Bansal and her research collaborators are trying to identify just that. With datasets based on location and information on the emergence or childhood diseases, Bansal’s research is an attempt to validate or discredit the movement against vaccines one and for all.
Professor Maguire-Zeiss has recently been published in the European Journal of Neuroscience for a collaboration on research aimed toward understanding the inflammatory mechanisms underlying neuronal loss in degenerative disease.