Dr. Roberto Docampo, Professor of Cellular Biology and a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, has been named Distinguished Research Professor.

Cellular Biology undergraduate Lauren Favors, a student assistant in Dr. Ping Shen’s laboratory, has been selected to receive the University of Georgia Presidential Award of Excellence.

The University of Georgia Graduate School has selected Duo Peng, in Dr. Rick Tarleton’s laboratory, to receive the 2016 Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant.

Congratulations to Panagiota Louka for recently being awarded with an American Heart Association fellowship. Panagiota is a student in Dr.

Congratulations to Snehal Chaudhari, in Dr. Edward Kipreos’s laboratory, for winning the 2015 Mary Erlanger Graduate Fellowship. This fellowship awards exceptional graduate research in areas related to aspects of aging.

Oocysts of Cryptosporidium parvum

Dr. Boris Striepen is featured in an NPR segment discussing his progress in the fight against a parasite that is a major cause of diarrheal disease in the developing world. It is contracted by drinking contaminated water.

The winner of the 2015 Annual Graduate Program Research Photo Contest is Snehal Chaudhari with this photograph of a human U2OS cell in a human bone osteosarcoma cell line.

Congratulations to Dr. Boris Streipen, who has recently been elected to Fellowship in the American Academy of Microbiology.  The Academy is an honorific leadership group within the American Society for Microbiology.

Dr. Vasant Muralidharan is the winner of the 2015 Basil O’Connor Starter Scholar Research Award. Sponsored by the March of Dimes Foundation, the Basil O’Conner Award supports research in fetal and pediatric diseases.