Professor Roberto Docampo has been awarded Argentina’s RAICES [ROOTS] Prize, an award established to recognize Argentinian born scientists working abroad who have promoted ties that strengthen science and technology initiatives in Argentina. Docampo was recognized for his dedication to training Argentine fellows and for welcoming Argentine collaborators to his lab over the years.
The Department of Cellular Biology at the University of Georgia invites applications for a full-time tenure track Assistant Professor position. We seek an individual who has a research program in cellular and molecular parasite biology, with particular interest in systems biology approaches. The Department has strong representation in the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, one of the world’s leading centers for parasite research. The position includes a very competitive salary, excellent laboratory space and a generous start-up package.
Ciro Cordeiro, a graduate student in the Docampo Lab in the University of Georgia Cellular Biology Department has been awarded a short-term fellowship from the European Molecular Biology Organization (EMBO) to visit the University College London, United Kingdom. He will be working with the Medical Research Council Laboratory for Molecular Cell Biology, where he will investigate the presence of enzymes for inositol pyrophosphate synthesis in trypanosomes.