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The Atlanta Chapter of the ARCS - Achievement Rewards for College Students - Foundation awarded $70,000 to nine doctoral students in the biomedical and health sciences at the University of Georgia, one of whom received a special $10,000 grant to study global health research abroad:

The ARCS Foundation was founded in Los Angeles in 1958 and is dedicated to helping meet the country's needs for scientists and engineers by providing scholarships to academically outstanding university students....

New diagnostic test for Chagas disease

tarleton in his labChagas disease is a tropical parasitic disease commonly transmitted to humans and other mammals by an insect vector, but it can also be spread through blood transfusions and food contaminated with parasites. It's a horrible scourge that, though eminently treatable, is believed to infect more than 8 million people in Mexico, Central America and South America, most of whom do not know they are infected.

But now, researchers in UGA's Center for Tropical and Emerging Diseases have devised a new...

NSF Career Award for Liu

human brain, with colored plot points.National Science Foundation Career Awards are a bit of misnomer, in that they are titled as though the awards are given at a career pinnacle recognize achievement. In fact, they are early career awards to support, and widen, a promising scope of inquiry by a young researcher. Tianming Liu, assistant professor of computer science in the Franklin College, was presented with just such an award after he demonstrated a new way...

Study reveals new gene, key to anemia

blood cells on blue.Professor of microbiology and biochemistry & molecular biology Harry Dailey is an author on a newly published study that reveals a new gene discovery in the quest to better understand human anemias:

Scientists at the University of Georgia, Harvard Medical School and the University of Utah have discovered a new gene that regulates heme synthesis in...

Study reveals new gene, key to anemia

blood cells on blue.Professor of microbiology and biochemistry & molecular biology Harry Dailey is an author of a newly published study that reveals a new gene discovery in the quest to better understand human anemias:

Scientists at the University of Georgia, Harvard Medical School and the University of Utah have discovered a new gene that regulates heme synthesis in...

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