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Dr. Janakiram Seshu Receives $404,250 NIAID Grant to Support Lyme Disease Research

(February 2017) -- Dr. Seshu's research focuses on better understanding and preventing the spread of Lyme disease; in particular, how the Borrelia burgdorferi bacterium is able to adapt to its immediate environment inside the tick vector or infected mammalian hosts..
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Dr. Mark Eppinger's Study Describes New Strategies for Investigating Microbial Outbreaks

(July 2016) -- Dr. Eppinger's study published in Frontiers in Microbiology describes innovative strategies to track disease-causing pathogens like E. coli. He hopes his research will aid in halting and preventing large-scale outbreaks.
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Dr. Janakiram Seshu Explores New Method to Stop the Spread of Lyme Disease

(May 2016) -- According to a new study co-authored by Dr. Seshu, medication that is normally used to lower cholesterol could stop the spread of Lyme disease.
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Dr. Karl Klose Selected as an American Society for Microbiology Distinguished Lecturer (ASMDL)

(April 2016) -- The ASMDL Program annually selects a scientifically diverse group of distinguished lecturers to deliver lectures at ASM Branch meetings throughout the country. Lecturers are chosen through a competitive nomination process, and only the most distinguished lecturers and researchers are chosen to participate in the program.

Drs. Jose Lopez-Ribot and Floyd Wormley Jr. Elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology

(February 2016) -- The American Academy of Microbiology recognizes excellence, originality, and leadership in the microbiological sciences.

Dr. Kirsten Hanson Receives $670,000 Grant to Fight Malaria

(February 2016) -- Dr. Hanson has received a $670,000 grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to develop novel liver-stage antimalarial treatments to stop the parasite that causes malaria.
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