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Andrew Garfoot, graduate student in Dr. Chad Rappleye's lab, recently had a high profile first author publication in MBio. Below is the abstract of the publication:
Garrett Smith, graduate student in Dr. Kelly Wrighton's lab, received a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship for the 2016-2017 year. Anne Booker, graduate student in Dr. Michael Wilkins's lab, received an honorable mention.
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.