Professor and Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar in Cellular Biology, Dr.

Trypanosoma brucei is a single cell parasite that causes Human African Trypanosomiasis (HAT), which is also known as African sleeping sickness. When Justin Wiedeman, a PhD student in Dr.

The winner of the 2018 Annual Graduate Program Research Photo Contest is Jennifer Jenkins with this photograph of planarians (flatworms) that have been through whole-mount in situ hybridization labeling the central nervous system.

Dr. Rick Tarleton and his research team at the Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases at the University of Georgia have uncovered what could be the underlying cause of ineffectual drug treatments for Chagas disease.

Dr. Julie Stanton is one of four recipients of the 2018 Sandy Beaver Excellence in Teaching Award.

Dr. Kojo Mensa-Wilmot

The National Institutes of Health has awarded $2.6 million to University of Georgia researcher, Dr. Kojo Mensa-Wilmot, and his team to advance new drugs to treat African Trypanosomiasis, also known as HAT or African sleeping sickness.

Ashley Rasys, form the James Lauderdale Lab, has been selected to receive the 2017-2018 ARCS Foundation Award.

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