NEWS AND ANNOUNCEMENTS
60th Annual International Association of Great Lakes Research
Alison Brandel will present a talk titled “Isolation and Characterization of Lake Erie Bacteria That Degrade the Microcystin Toxin MC-LR” Friday, May 19, at 10:40 a.m. during the session titled “Lake Erie Harmful Algal Bloom Research Initiatives: Field to Faucet and Beyond.”
View complete IAGLR Abstracts 2017
Congratulations to Dr. Viviana Ferreira, Dr. Mark, Wooten, Dr. Jason Huntley, and Dr. Randall Worth for being awarded the President's Award for Excellence in Grantsmanship. The awards were given at a small reception at President Gaber's house. The criteria for receiving the award having grant funding totaling over 1 million dollars within the past three years (i.e. 2014-present).
Brian Youseff has earned the 2017 Robert R. Buell Memorial Achievement Award. Presented to a graduate student in any college who best exemplifies scholarly excellence in the physical and biological sciences, has maintained a genuine interest in the social sciences and the humanities, and plans a career in education.
2017 Twine Line Winter/Spring Edition
Check out Dr. Jason Huntley's feature - "Using Lake Erie Bacteria to Remove Microcystin from Drinking Water".
2017 Graduate Research Forum
March 22 - 24, 2017
Congratulations to our GRF 2017 winners Cara DeAngelis (Matson Lab), Claire Meikle (Worth Lab), Saad Moledina (Wooten Lab), and Briana Zellner (Huntley Lab) !!!!
1st Place : Claire Meikle
2nd Place : Briana Zellner
3rd Place : Cara DeAngelis
1st Place : Saad Moledina
March 17, 2017
Congratulations Dr. Jennifer Ohtola!
Dr. Ohtola was recently matched to her first choice Cleveland Clinic.
March 15, 2017
AAI Annual Meeting – IMMUNOLOGY 2017TM – held May 12-16, in Washington, D.C.
Dr. Saurabh Chattopadhyay is a recipient of a 2017 AAI Early Career Faculty Travel Grant!
2017 Health Science Campus Artist Showcase at Mulford Library
Caroline Lambert's piece, "Fat Cockerel" on oil canvas is on display until April 7th.
Caroline Lambert on her 4th place finish at the MAC Championships!
Congratulations Dulat Bekbolsynov on your article in the Blade!
Better matches of kidney donors, recipients studied
Congratulations to Ramadan A. Ali, Leah Wuescher & Randall G.Worth!
Title: Platelets Mediate Host Defense against Staphylococcus aureus through Direct Bactericidal Activity and by Enhancing Macrophage Activities
Authors: Ramadan A. Ali, Leah M. Wuescher, Keith R. Dona, and Randall G. Worth
NCBI - PubMed.gov
Congratulations to Gayatri Subramanian, Ritu Chakravarti & Saurabh Chattopadhyay !
Title: Biochemical Analysis of Caspase -8-dependent Proteolysis ofIRF3 in Virus-infected Cells
Authors: Gayatri Subramanian, Karen Pan, Ritu Chakravarti and Saurabh Chattopadhyay.
Congratulations Jessica Saul-McBeth on your article in the Blade!
2016 Great Lakes Water Conference - WTOL
Congratulations Dr. Jason Huntley! He was featuring on this!
Congratulations on your new publication with Infection and Immunity Dr. Wooten!
Borrelia burgdorferi CheY2 is dispensable for chemotaxis or motility but crucial for the infectious life cycle of the spirochete.
Congratulations Dr. Saurabh Chattopadhyay!
Title: RIG-I-like receptor-induced IRF3 mediated pathway of apoptosis (RIPA): a new antiviral pathway
Authors: Chattopadhyay S, Sen GC
July 25, 2016
UT Researcher receives nearly $2 million grant for Lyme disease study
For the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in Biomedical Sciences/ Medical Microbiology and Immunology track
TITLE: Role of complement regulatory proteins propendin and Factor H in platelet/granulocyte aggregate formation
MAJOR ADVISOR: Viviana Ferreira, DVM, PhD
For the Degree of Doctor of Philosophy in the Medical Microbiology and Immunology
CANDIDATE: Xiaojun (Wilma) Wu
TITLE: Two Francisella tularensis outer membrane proteins involved in metal acquisition and virulence
MAJOR ADVISOR: Jason Huntley, PhD
April 19, 2016
UT scientists hosted a public discussion on Zika, Ebola
Congratulations Yvette on your successful thesis defense!
For the Degree of Master of Science in Biomedical Science in Bioinformatics Proteomics & Genomics
CANDIDATE: Yvette Unoarumhi
TITLE: Evolution of a Bacteria Global Regulator Lrp
MAJOR ADVISOR: Jyl S. Matson, PhD
March 17-18, 2016
Protect Public Health
Jason Huntley, Ph.D., Assistant Professor in MMI, received his second consecutive award from the Ohio Sea Grant and Department of Higher Education (ODHE) to research water quality and algal bloom toxicity in Lake Erie. Specifically, he is testing conditions that promote microcystin-degrading bacteria to form biofilms on filters currently used in municipal water treatment facilities. Congratulations, Jason!!
January 1, 2016
Dr. R. Mark Wooten has been promoted to Professor in the Medical Microbiology & Immunology department.
Congratulations to Dr. Jason Huntley that was presented
the Dean's Award for Outstanding Research in the New Investigator