Navigation Links
Clemson hosting scientists who study devastating diseases

Clemson University is hosting the region's leading scientists for discussions about the causative agents of some of the most devastating and intractable diseases of humans, including malaria, amoebic dysentery, sleeping sickness, Chagas disease and fungal meningitis.

The Cell Biology of Eukaryotic Pathogens Symposium takes place Friday on the Clemson campus and provides an environment for scientific discussions centered on current research projects involving eukaryotic pathogens.

"This daylong meeting will offer valuable insight and encourage collaboration among researchers of all levels of expertise from both Clemson's Eukaryotic Pathogen Innovation Center and the University of Georgia's Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases," said James Morris, professor in Clemson's Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center and department of genetics and biochemistry.

This symposium will include presentations by leading researchers, a poster session and a keynote presentation by John Perfect, James B. Duke Professor in Duke University's department of medicine, chief of the Division of Infectious Diseases and director of the Mycology Research Unit.

The Cell Biology of Eukaryotic Pathogens Symposium is organized and funded by American Society for Cell Biology, Clemson University Eukaryotic Pathogens Innovation Center, University of Georgia Center for Tropical and Emerging Global Diseases, Clemson University genetics and biochemistry department and the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences.


Contact: James Morris
Clemson University

Page: 1

Related biology news :

1. Clemson plant breeders roll out new oat variety
2. Clemson, Coastal Carolina universities to set hundreds of sensors in Savannah River
3. Clemson scholar receives top agriculture science award
4. Clemson plant pathologist working to raise cucurbit yields, lower production costs
5. Clemson University researchers: What happens to peaches when the chill is gone?
6. Clemson University researchers to study oil and gas operations impact on Gulf Coast pelicans
7. Clemson researchers: Different forage affects beef cattle weight, taste
8. Clemson University study points to possible treatment for brain disorders
9. Stanford scientists develop gene therapy approach to grow blood vessels in ischemic limbs
10. Queens scientists seek vaccine for Pseudomonas infection
11. Scientists produce eye structures from human blood-derived stem cells
Post Your Comments:
(Date:6/2/2016)... Perimeter Surveillance & Detection Systems, ... Infrastructure, Support & Other Service  The latest ... comprehensive analysis of the global Border Security market ... of $17.98 billion in 2016. Now: In ... in software and hardware technologies for advanced video surveillance. ...
(Date:5/12/2016)... , May 12, 2016 , ... published the overview results from the Q1 wave of ... recent wave was consumers, receptivity to a program where ... with a health insurance company. "We were ... share," says Michael LaColla , CEO of Troubadour ...
(Date:4/26/2016)... and LONDON , April ... part of EdgeVerve Systems, a product subsidiary of ... today announced a partnership to integrate the Onegini ...      (Logo: ) ... their customers enhanced security to access and transact ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:6/27/2016)... (PRWEB) , ... June 27, 2016 , ... ... operations for Amgen, will join the faculty of the University of North ... adjunct professor of strategy and entrepreneurship at UNC Kenan-Flagler, with a focus on ...
(Date:6/24/2016)... 24, 2016 Epic Sciences unveiled a ... susceptible to PARP inhibitors by targeting homologous recombination ... The new test has already been incorporated into ... cancer types. Over 230 clinical trials ... pathways, including PARP, ATM, ATR, DNA-PK and WEE-1. ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... ... 23, 2016 , ... UAS LifeSciences, one of the leading ... UP4™ Probiotics, into Target stores nationwide. The company, which has been manufacturing high ... its list of well-respected retailers. This list includes such fine stores as Whole ...
(Date:6/23/2016)... 2016 Houston Methodist Willowbrook Hospital has ... Association to serve as their official health care ... Willowbrook will provide sponsorship support, athletic training services, ... coaches, volunteers, athletes and families. "We ... Association and to bring Houston Methodist quality services ...
Breaking Biology Technology: