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NIH fellowship helps researcher fight malaria, understand mosquito immunity
Date:6/17/2013

o find a cure for malaria," Michel said. "If we cure the mosquito, we cure us."

The researchers are conducting the research in the university's insectary and are using one of the university's microscope facilities supported by a Center of Biomedical Research Excellence award.

The fellowship includes both a research component and a mentoring and education component. Bryant will take online courses with Northwestern University to fulfill the education component. Michel and Michael Kanost, university distinguished professor of biochemistry and molecular biophysics, are co-mentors for the fellowship.

"The fellowship sets up Bart's academic career," Michel said. "It shows that he can bring in extramural funding and he can make a difference in the field."


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Contact: Bart Bryant
wbb@k-state.edu
785-532-0183
Kansas State University
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