CTEGD Blog

May 2020 Newsletter

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] [caption id="attachment_5821" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The Arch with early morning sunlight filtering through the trees of North Campus. Credit: Peter Frey/UGA Marketing and Communications[/caption] The May CTEGD Newsletter is now available. In this issue...

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Dan Colley teaching

CTEGD names travel fund for Daniel G. Colley

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] [caption id="attachment_347" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Dr. Dan Colley with students (photo credit: Andrew Tucker)[/caption] One day Daniel Colley raised his hand to volunteer, setting in motion five decades of scientific adventures. It was 1969, and Colley’s postdoctoral adviser, ByronWaksman,...

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Cyclospora

Ynes Ortega receives grant to study Cyclospora presence in the U.S.

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Historically, Cyclospora infection in the United States has been associated with imported fresh produce. However, in 2018, the U.S. saw two significant outbreaks associated with vegetables grown in the United States. “We had more than 2,000 non-travel associates...

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Roberto Docampo

UGA researchers join team of 100+ scientists to develop genetic tools for marine protists

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] [caption id="attachment_5794" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Docampo is Barbara and Sanford Orkin/GRA Eminent Scholar in Emerging Diseases and Cellular Biology and professor in the Franklin College of Arts and Sciences. (Photo by Billy Howard)[/caption] Roberto Docampo and colleagues at the...

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Dan Colley

Global Schistosomiasis Alliance pays tribute to Dan Colley

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] [caption id="attachment_4108" align="alignnone" width="600"] Dan Colley in his lab at UGA (photo credit: Andrew Tucker)[/caption]   Dr. Daniel G. Colley, Director of the Schistosomiasis Consortium for Operational Research and Evaluation (SCORE), will be retiring from his position as Professor...

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Noelia Lander

Noelia Lander receives research award

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] Noelia Lander, a cellular biologist and postdoctoral researcher in Roberto Docampo's laboratory, has received the 2020 Postdoctoral Award from the UGA Research Foundation. Lander has used her research to advance understanding of a dangerous parasite affecting millions of...

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Dennis Kyle elected as American Academy of Microbiology Fellow

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text] University of Georgia researcher Dennis Kyle has been elected as a 2020 fellow by the American Academy of Microbiology. He joins a class of 68 new fellows this year. Kyle is a GRA Eminent Scholar in antiparasitic drug...

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Trainee Spotlight: Edwin Pierre Louis

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]   Edwin Pierre Louis is a pre-doctoral trainee in the laboratory of Dr. Drew Etheridge. Originally from Haiti, he immigrated to the US to attend the University of Florida (UF), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science...

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Dennis Kyle

Battling Malaria

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column width="2/3"][vc_column_text]UGA is developing new drugs to fight a lethal parasite. Dennis Kyle discusses what his lab is doing to fight malaria in this brief (2:30) video. [vc_video link='https://youtu.be/-s2-n7g9D5M']   HELP BATTLE DEADLY DISEASES Donate to the Center for Tropical and Emerging...

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