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Jenna McCracken successfully defended her PhD thesis, "Neutrophil Cell Death in F. tularensis Infection" on Tuesday, January 19, 2016. Jenna is pictured with her mentor, Dr. Lee-Ann Allen.
Menstrual toxic shock syndrome is more common than you might think. That's according to one professor at the University of Iowa, who's been studying TSS for decades.
Thanks to the Ebola epidemic last year, researchers at the UI are making strides toward a cure.
The link between the gut microbiome and obesity seems clear, but just how changes to gut bacteria can cause weight gain is not.
Graduate student Wadie Mahauad-Fernandez, who works in Dr. Chioma Okeoma's lab, recently presented an interactive, hands-on STEM session in Microbiology to a group of 7th-grade students.
A new study led by Dr. Wendy Maury , Professor of Microbiology, suggests that gamma interferon, which is an FDA-approved drug, may have potential as an antiviral therapy to prevent Ebola infection when given either before or after exposure to the virus.
A special congratulation goes out to Dr. Chioma Okeoma, Assistant Professor of Microbiology.
Bethany Rhein successfully defended her PhD thesis, "The role of TIM-4 in Ebola virus infection," on Friday, October 23, 2015.