Navigation Links
American Society for Microbiology honors Jason T. Blackard
Date:9/14/2007

Washington, DC September 13, 2007 One of the 2007 American Society for Microbiology (ASM) ICAAC Young Investigator Awards sponsored by ASM will be presented to Jason T. Blackard, Ph.D., Research Assistant Professor in the Division of Digestive Diseases, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Dr. Blackard is being honored for his research excellence in microbiology and infectious disease.

Dr. Blackard is a highly qualified researcher, whose current research focuses primarily on the molecular biology of co-infections of HIV and hepatitis C. He has published over fourteen manuscripts since 2004, many as first author, yet is still an active figure in the lab and a dedicated educator in the classroom. He has developed several courses, his first while he was still a Teaching Fellow at Harvard School of Public Health. His dedication to his research has won him numerous fellowships and awards, including an NIH grant award in 2006 for a study of extrahepatic replication of HCV in HIV-infected women. Blackard is also Director of his divisions GI Fellow Research Program, and he was an integral part of the University of Cincinnatis NIH application for a Developmental Center for AIDS Research (dCFAR), for which he will assume the role of Associate Director in the Basic Science Core.

Dr. Blackard received two B.S. degrees in Biology and Spanish from the University of Arkansas, and his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences in Public Health from the Harvard School of Public Health. He went on to complete his post doctoral fellowship in hepatitis C pathogenesis within the Gastrointestinal Unit at Massachusetts General Hospital, part of Harvard Medical School.


'/>"/>

Contact: Peggy McNult
pmcnult@asmusa.org
202-942-9225
American Society for Microbiology
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. First North American Encapsulated Islet Transplant without Long-term Immune Suppression into a Patient with Type 1 Diabetes
2. Health costs soar as 60 million Americans classed as obese
3. Discovery of an American salamander where it shouldnt be: Korea
4. DNA traces evolution of extinct sabertooths and the American cheetah-like cat
5. North & South American researchers find architectural abnormalities in T. cruzi ribosome
6. T-rays: New imaging technology spotlighted by American Chemical Society
7. New peptide antibiotic isolated from American oyster
8. Computers to save unique type of American red squirrel
9. Alcoholism, smoking and genetics among Plains American Indians
10. Gene variation increases SIDS risk in African Americans
11. Americans support free access to research
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:7/22/2020)... , ... July 21, 2020 , ... ... transformation and innovation in technology and compliance, announces a new solution to manage ... must ensure every layer of their technology stack complies with FDA and global ...
(Date:7/10/2020)... ... , ... Today CJ BIO announced the first in a series of Food ... phenomenon that is revolutionizing ingredient mixes, nutritional content and flavor profiles across a range ... 13, 2020 at11:00 AM (CDT) during SHIFT20, the virtual edition of the IFT Annual ...
(Date:7/1/2020)... (PRWEB) , ... July 01, 2020 , ... ... that it had completed the purchase of Teva-Takeda Pharmaceuticals’ packaging facility in Minakuchi, ... company’s existing Japanese clinical supply facility located in Kakegawa, the new 60,000-square-foot facility ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:8/7/2020)... ... August 06, 2020 , ... VGXI, a highly regarded CDMO ... the purchase of greenfield for a new, expanded manufacturing facility. The site is ... in the initial acquisition, with an option to purchase an additional 21 acres ...
(Date:7/31/2020)... , ... July 29, 2020 , ... ... solid-state radar transmitter systems that can be configured to drive Klystrons, TWTs, IOTs, ... that can drive one or two switches in a push-pull configuration; yielding fast ...
(Date:7/31/2020)... ... July 30, 2020 , ... Alucio™, ... announced the release of its signature product called Beacon - a content ... other field medical professionals. , Beacon helps MSLs streamline communication and ...
(Date:7/18/2020)... ... , ... dicentra , a leading Contract Research Organization ... pleased to announce that Charles Galea has joined its clinical trials division as ... accomplished and results-driven sales executive with over 10 years of expertise in business ...
Breaking Biology Technology: