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Zahra Abdul Nawaz, a PhD student in Dr. Edward Kipreos' laboratory, has the outstanding accomplishment of winning both the Mary Loraine Young Hines Graduate Fellowship in Cancer Research and the Grimes Family Distinguished Graduate Fellowship in Natural Sciences from the University of

Trypanosoma brucei is a single cell parasite that causes Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT), which is also known as African sleeping sickness. When Justin Wiedeman, a PhD student in Dr.

Professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Cellular Biology, Dr. Roberto Docampo, has discovered a specialized structure inside trypanosome parasites that contain proteins proved to be responsible for the their growth and replication.

The winner of the 2018 Annual Graduate Program Research Photo Contest is Jennifer Jenkins with this photograph of planarians (flatworms) that have been through whole-mount in situ hybridization labeling the central nervous system.

Dr. Rick Tarleton and his research team at the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases at the University of Georgia have uncovered what could be the underlying cause of ineffectual drug treatments for Chagas disease.

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