CTEGD is one of UGA’s most prominent biomedical research and training programs. Students in CTEGD have the choice of 21 laboratories that work at the very forefront of global health.
|Isolation, structure elucidation, and synthesis of antiplasmodial quinolones from Crinum firmifolium|
|Serologic Monitoring of Public Health Interventions against Strongyloides stercoralis|
|The inositol pyrophosphate synthesis pathway in Trypanosoma brucei is linked to polyphosphate synthesis in acidocalcisomes|
|Prevalence and risk factors associated with lymphatic filariasis in American Samoa after mass drug administration|
|Generating and Maintaining Transgenic Cryptosporidium parvum Parasites|
Julie Moore and her colleagues at the University of Georgia have determined that oxidative stress plays a role in the poor pregnancy outcomes that occur during placental malaria. Furthermore, they have identified the antioxidant tempol (TPL) as a potential therapeutic treatment....
Sumiti Vinayak, an assistant research scientist in Boris Striepen’s laboratory, has been awarded a Grand Challenges Explorations Grant to develop a tool to study the function of essential genes in Cryptosporidium....
The Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases (CTEGD) of the University of Georgia is a university-wide, interdisciplinary center established in 1998 to foster research, education and service related to tropical and emerging global infectious diseases.
Based on a strong foundation of parasitology, immunology, cellular and molecular biology, biochemistry and genetics, CTEGD’s 22 faculty are from eight departments in four colleges/schools.