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Martin Burke, Timothy Fan, Arun Maji

A new antifungal molecule, devised by tweaking the structure of prominent antifungal drug Amphotericin B, has the potential to harness the drug’s power against fungal infections while doing away with its toxicity, researchers at the…
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Weiping Zhang in his office

Third NIH Grant Moves Novel Anti-Diarrheal Vaccine Forward

August 01, 2023 / Pathobiology

Dr. Weiping Zhang, professor in the Department of Pathobiology, was recently awarded a five-year, $5.6 million R01 grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to optimize a promising vaccine against enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC)….
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Team Develops All-Species Coronavirus Test

July 06, 2023 / Pathobiology

In an advance that will help scientists track coronavirus variants in wild and domesticated animals, researchers report they can now detect exposure to the SARS-CoV-2 virus in any animal species. Most coronavirus antibody tests require…
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Dr. Jodi Flaws with students Justin Huff and Adira Safar

Three in Flaws Laboratory Earn Recognition

June 16, 2023 / Comparative Biosciences News

Dr. Jodi Flaws, professor of comparative biosciences, and two students who work in her laboratory recently received professional honors. The recognition came in the form of awards for Dr. Flaws and undergraduate student Adira Safar…
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Kambali Nagarajan

Congratulations to Post-Doctoral Fellows

May 09, 2023 / Comparative Biosciences News

Two post-doctoral fellows from the laboratory of Dr. Uwe Rudolph, head of the Department of Comparative Biosciences, were selected for recognition in the poster competition at the Carl R. Woese Institute for Genomic Biology (IGB)…
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