News - Press Releases

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Oct

2015

NIH Announces Common Fund High Risk/High Reward Awards

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

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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....

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Apr

2015

Staff Senate Adds Riham Keryakos

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

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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....

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Dec

2014

Scientists Find Multiple Wolbachia Genomes Integrated in a Drosophila Chromosome

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

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Dec

2014

Pregnancy Germs: Friend or Foe?

HOW THE MATERNAL MICROBIOME INFLUENCES PREGNANCY HEALTH

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Nov

2014

CHIB Launches New Network & Systems Biology Division

CHIB launched new division focusing on network and systems biology research. Systems biology is an emerging discipline that focuses on the complex interactions between genes, proteins, metabolism and the 3D structures...

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Sep

2014

Scientists Apply Successful Single Molecule Sequencing and de novo Genome Assembly to a Parasitic Worm that Infects Human Eyes and Skin

Investigators at IGS and the Laboratory of Parasitic Diseases at the NIAID used the long-read, single-molecule Pacific Biosciences platform for the successful genome sequencing and de novo assembly of Loa loa roundworms...

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Aug

2014

Scientists Apply Novel Genome-based Methods for New Understanding to Control the Invasive and Destructive Stink Bug

Their findings, which could lead to new ways to control this abundant and costly pest....

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Jul

2014

UM SOD & SOM Receive $10.7 M NIAID Grant

Grant to conduct systems biology research on control and prevention of sexually transmitted infections....