Held on May 13, 2016, the first Discovery Talks program was the culmination of a month of TED-style training for 10 experts in infectious disease at Ohio State.
As scientists scramble to get a Zika virus vaccine into human trials by the end of the summer, a team of researchers is working on the first-ever vaccine to prevent another insect-borne disease – Leishmaniasis – from gaining a similar foothold in the Americas.
Kathleen Sandman has always used innovative approaches to teaching microbiology to undergraduates, both majors and non-majors.
A graduating senior in Microbiology, Timothy Beavers, was chosen as an Ohio State Fulbright Scholarship finalist for the 2016-2017 academic year. He will travel to Poland to teach and designed a proposal to work with a pre-existing Polish organization or start one that considers U.S.