Graduate student Jocelyn Hauser (a member of Dr. Janet Yother’s lab) is one of only six students nationally to receive the prestigious 2013 Richard and Mary Finkelstein Student Travel Grant. In addition to funding Hauser’s travel to the 113th General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology, the grant also qualifies her to present a poster and give a short presentation of her abstract, “Modulation of Capsule Production in Streptococcus pneumoniae by SpxB and Hydrogen Peroxide,” during the Division B and D Business Meeting.
The 113th General Meeting of the American Society of Microbiology will be in Denver, Colorado, on May 18-21, 2013.
2015 Susan Roberts Dubay LectureOn September 1, 2015, faculty, staff, students and special guests, Dr. John Dubay and Dr. Eric Hunter, gathered at Volker Hall for the inaugural Susan Roberts Dubay Endowed Lecture.
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Patel Receives Cooper Travel AwardPreeyam Patel (Kearney lab) is the winner of the 2015 Max D. Cooper Travel Award. She will use this award to help defray the cost of travel to attend the International Congress of Immunology meeting in Melbourne, Australia, in August 2016. Read more ...
Tuberculosis Necrotizing Toxin (TNT) Identified
Microbiology professor Dr. Michael Niederweis and colleagues identify the first known toxin of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, a pathogen that infects 9 million people a year and kills more than 1 million.
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