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UF, French scientists seek test to detect gene doping in athletes
...ppe Moullier, M.D., Ph.D., an adjunct professor of microbiology
and molecular genetics at UF and director of the G...d Richard Snyder, Ph.D., an assistant professor of microbiology
and molecular genetics at UF and director of UFs Center of Excellence for Regenerative Health Biotec...
Unknotting DNA clue to cancer syndrome
...pairing DNA. Neil Hunter, assistant professor of microbiology
at UC Davis, and his colleagues studied the equivalent protein in yeast, SGS1. They found that when SGS1 was defective, yeast chromosomes became more promiscuous in combining with each other as they attempt to repair breaks in the DNA. Normally, to...
Einstein researchers' prototype vaccine could provide improved protection against tuberculosis
...e investigator at Einstein as well as professor of microbiology
& immunology and molecular genetics. But we feel t...Porcelli, professor of medicine (rheumatology) and microbiology
& immunology at Einstein and the papers other senior author. Two months after vaccination, significa...
Researchers watch antibiotics, bacteria meet at atomic level
...thor on both studies and an associate professor of microbiology
at Ohio State University. Artsimovitch worked wi...eam's findings may be applicable to realms outside microbiology
and drug discovery. Such a clear picture of the RNA polymerase elongation complex may be useful to a...
UT and Atom Sciences Collaborate on NIH grant to develop test for major african disease
... Richard Hurt will lead the study, working with UT microbiology
professor Pamela Small. Small, a leading expert in the study of Buruli ulcer, will provide a number of samples for use in testing the new technique. The diagnostic relies on a genetic analysis of the bacteria. Hurt and Small will compare test resul...
New imaging method clarifies nutrient cycle
...s cells. Gunther Dennert, professor of molecular microbiology
at the USC Keck School of Medicine, said he could see many interesting questions, which could perhaps be attacked experimentally by this technique. For example, how do tissues react upon implantation of a metastasizing tumor cell, and what does the...
Waging war on the deadliest superbug
...ged a lack of funding for research in the field of microbiology
and infectious diseases. As antibiotics become increasingly ineffective in the fight against C.diff and MRSA scientists at CHAI are working on ways of incapacitating the bacteria and leaving the immune system to deal with the infection. This will ...
$125 million bioenergy initiative powered by Midwest ag industry, MSU research
...plementary expertise from agriculture sciences to microbiology
to chemical engineering combined with knowledge from the rest of the partners forms a team designed for progress and action. If we're going to start using plants in significant ways beyond food, there are a lot of issues that come into play that w...
ASM scores a hat-trick at the 2007 Hermes Creative Awards
...gned to increase understanding and appreciation of microbiology
and the life sciences. MicrobeWorld.org serves as ...gateway to this content and also offers the latest microbiology
news and information. There is also a resources section for students and teachers. Everything is fre...
Washington University in St. Louis to invest $55 million for renewable energy research
... Jr., M.D., professor of medicine and of molecular microbiology
at the School of Medicine. An external advisory committee will provide guidance to the I-CARES director, and an internal steering committee will work closely with the director to set programmatic priorities and attract new faculty to the center. I-CA...
Tiny genes may increase cancer susceptibility, Jefferson scientists find
...isk, Linda Siracusa, Ph.D., associate professor of microbiology
and immunology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, research associate Cinzia Sevignani, Ph.D., and co-workers George Calin, M.D., Ph.D., and Carlo M. Croce, M.D., at Ohio State University in Columbus and Peter Demant, M.D., P...
Einstein researchers' discover 'radiation-eating' fungi
...ecalculated," says Dr. Arturo Casadevall, chair of microbiology
& immunology at Einstein and senior author of the ...chova, associate professor of nuclear medicine and microbiology
& immunology at Einstein and lead author of the study. Those fungi able to "eat" radiation must po...
U of M researchers find new, more effective treatment for toxic shock syndrome
...rt, Ph.D., co-author of the paper and professor of microbiology
at the University of Minnesota Medical School. "It represents an easily produced, potential treatment for diseases caused by SEB and other superantigens associated with TSS." Schlievert and colleague Marnie Peterson, Pharm.D., Ph.D., co-author and as...
Sleepless for science: Flies show link between sleep, immune system in Stanford study
... said David Schneider, PhD, assistant professor of microbiology
and immunology. "Disrupting sleep in turn disrupts the immune system, which makes them even more infected and it's downhill from there in a 'spiral of death.'" Schneider is the senior author of a study on the sleep patterns of flies that will be publ...
UF scientists identify cancer virus' genetic targets
..., an associate professor of molecular genetics and microbiology
at the College of Medicine and a member of the UF ...sor and interim chairman of molecular genetics and microbiology
who oversaw the gene screening. "The most exciting thing was one of the most-targeted genes on the l...
Molecule that destroys bone also protects it, new research shows
...hool of Dental Medicine and associate professor of microbiology
and immunology in the UB School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, is senior author. Jeffrey J. Yu, a medical student and doctoral candidate who is a researcher working in Gaffens lab, is first author. Gaffen and colleagues conducted the researc...
Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine researchers awarded $27M for TB research
... will conduct studies of the genetics, immunology, microbiology
and epidemiology of this often fatal disease in co...roach combining cutting-edge immunology, genetics, microbiology
with epidemiologic studies and clinical trials in TB endemic countries in Africa (Uganda, South Afri...
Researcher receives $1.8M AIDS-related grant
...dward M. Johnson, Ph.D., professor and chairman of microbiology
and molecular cell biology at Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS), received a grant totaling more than $1.8 million over five years to study the molecular mechanics of a brain disease that kills four percent of AIDS patients worldwide. Funded by...
72 new members chosen by academy
...LCZYKOWSKI, Stephen C.; distinguished professor of microbiology
and of molecular and cellular biology, and director, Center for Genetics and Development, University of California, Davis LAITIN, David; James T. Watkins IV and Elise V. Watkins Professor of Political Science, department of political science, Stanf...
Research group gets $7 million to pursue new antibiotic agents
... that involves phosphorylated intermediates," said microbiology
professor William W. Metcalf, a principal investigator on the study. "Because these compounds are widespread in biological processes, the range of targets is very large." Metcalf is one of five principal investigators at the U. of I., all of whom h...
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