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Feb

2016

Claire Fraser Named the Inaugural Dean's Endowed Professor

Claire Fraser, PhD, was presented with the inaugural Dean's Endowed Professorship in the School of Medicine on December 7, 2015. The ceremony also honored Robert E. Fischell.....

09

Feb

2016

University of Maryland School of Medicine Researchers Identify Most Dangerous Strains of Often Deadly Bacteria

Drs. Rasko, Donnenberg and Fraser identify most dangerous strains of often-deadly bacteria.....

22

Dec

2015

Ravel Receives Prestigious International Science Award

Jacques Ravel, PhD, Professor of Microbiology and Immunology and Associate Director for IGS, has been named a 2015-2017 Blaise Pascal International Research Chair, one of the most prestigious European science awards. He is spending this year working at the Institut Pasteur in Paris....

12

Oct

2015

NAMS Selects Dr. Brotman's Article for Best Paper Award

The North American Menopause Society (NAMS) selected Dr. Brotman's article on "Association between the vaginal microbiota....."

12

Oct

2015

NIH Announces Common Fund High Risk/High Reward Awards

IGS' Dr. Dunning Hotopp received a Transformative Research award from NIH.....

14

Apr

2015

NEW RESEARCH SHEDS LIGHT ON HOW POPULAR PROBIOTIC BENEFITS THE GUT

Study Suggests the Bacteria May Work By Lending a Hand to Other Microbes....

02

Apr

2015

Staff Senate Adds Riham Keryakos

Riham is now representing IGS and SOM on the UMB Staff Senate

12

Feb

2015

Malaria parasites unlikely to jump from animals to humans

A new study indicates that it is unlikely that Plasmodium species that infect other animals would cross over easily to humans....

15

Dec

2014

Scientists Find Multiple Wolbachia Genomes Integrated in a Drosophila Chromosome

Investigators found multiple complete bacterial genomes integrated into an animal genome.....

11

Dec

2014

Pregnancy Germs: Friend or Foe?

HOW THE MATERNAL MICROBIOME INFLUENCES PREGNANCY HEALTH