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Mar

2011

IGS Scientists Publish Paper on 2001 Anthrax Investigation

Researchers at IGS at UMSOM and their collaborators have published the first scientific paper based on their investigation into the anthrax attacks of 2001, and their groundbreaking work in microbial forensics...

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Jan

2011

DBED Ad Campaign Highlights Biotech Research

Dr. Fraser-Liggett was included in a DBED ad campaign promoting Maryland for business growth and the importance of biotech research....

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Dec

2010

Hotopp Named to Daily Record's Leading Women

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Oct

2010

Researchers Determine the Genetic Blueprint of Lyme Disease Microbe

Genetic Findings Could Advance Efforts to Diagnose, Prevent and Treat Lyme DiseaseResearchers Dr. Steven E. Schutzer of UMDNJ-New Jersey Medical School and Dr. Claire M. Fraser-Liggett of the Institute for Genome Sciences, University of Maryland School of Medicine, and their collaborators have made a major achievement toward better understanding Lyme disease, by determining the complete genetic structures....

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Sep

2010

IGS Researcher Wins NIH New Innovator Award

Julie Dunning Hotopp, Ph.D., at IGS, has received a $2.5 million award from the National Institutes of Healths New Innovator program

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Aug

2010

Scientists Complete Genome Sequence of Castor Bean

Beans also produce highly toxic protein ricin, a biosecurity threatA team of researchers have sequenced and analyzed the genome of the Castor bean (Ricinus communis). The castor bean is the source of the highly valuable castor oil...

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Apr

2010

The Billions that Bug Us

A Genomic View of Humans & Their Microbes atAmerican Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Annual Conference New frontiers in genomics is a theme - Dr. Claire Fraser-Liggett will present The Role of Microbial Communities in Health and Disease, an interdisciplinary perspective combining molecular biology and genomics at ASBMB.

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Mar

2010

Claire Fraser-Liggett to be Inducted In Maryland Women's Hall of Fame

Claire Fraser-Liggett to be Inducted In Maryland Womens Hall of Fame

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Feb

2010

Animals linked to human Chlamydia pneumoniae

Animals have been found to have infected humans sometime in the past with the common respiratory diseaseChlamydia pneumoniae.

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Feb

2010

O'Malley Appoints Fraser-Liggett to TEDCO Board

GOVERNOR MARTIN OMALLEY SUBMITS GREEN BAG APPOINTMENTSGreen Bag Appointments Made to Local Community College Boards of Trustees, the Maryland Technology Development Corporation (TEDCO),