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Tags: Cells in Infection and Immunity

UGA has a long history of conducting groundbreaking health and medical research. From behavioral health to advanced stem cell therapy, UGA researchers are on the front lines of the fight against obesity, diabetes, and infectious diseases. Faculty members are leaders in biological research, contributing to the development of new diagnostics, treatments, vaccines and cures. University of Georgia biomedical scientists work to understand the factors…
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Congratulations to Dr. Katherine ("Kat") Verbist for winning the 2013 Excellence in Research by Graduate Students Award from the Graduate School. This award is worth $1,000, and she will be honored with other recipients at a banquet in April. For her thesis, Dr. Verbist studied how the immune system mounts a long-term response to an acute respiratory infection in the laboratory of Dr. Kim Klonowski.
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Long ago, when life on Earth was in its infancy, a group of small single-celled algae propelled themselves through the vast prehistoric ocean by beating whip like tails called flagella.
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Researchers at the University of Georgia will soon begin a study designed to identify new ways of determining treatment efficacy in Chagas disease, a potentially fatal tropical disease that infects approximately 8 million people worldwide.
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This special scholarship of $ 10,000 is awarded for one year to a UGA doctoral student whose research does or will have an international effect. Sharon is studying signaling pathways in Trypanosoma brucei, the etiologic agent of African sleeping sickness in Dr. Moreno’s laboratory.
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An article posted by Alan Flurry on June 26, 2012 in The Franklin Chronicles describes Dr. Kimberly Klonowski's utilization of a well-known cell-signaling protein in fighting influenza.
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An article posted in The Franklin Chronicles By Alan Flurry on May 22, 2012 describes the fight against Toxoplasmosis being undertaken in the laboratory of Dr. Silvia Moreno.
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Cellular Biology's Carrie Brooks and Maria Francia describe a highly specialized nuclear architecture in the human parasite Toxoplasma in a new paper in PNAS.
Tags: Striepen, Brooks, Francia, Toxoplasma, Cells in Infection and Immunity
A disease called toxoplasmosis is considered to be a leading cause of death attributed to foodborne illness in the U.S., according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Yet scientists have struggled to understand how Apicomplexan parasites that cause toxoplasmosis and numerous other diseases divide and grow.
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