Dr. Yuk-Ching Tse-Dinh has been appointed to serve on the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Partnerships for Countermeasures Against Select Pathogens Therapeutics, Immunotherapeutics, and Vaccines review panel.
This award gives scientists from the College of Arts, Sciences & Education the ability to focus on projects that will halt or reduce the transmission and impact of Zika. The Biomolecular Sciences Institute will receive $1.4M from the CDC and the Florida Department of Health to research the spread of Zika and other mosquito-borne illnesses, and will be led by Dr. Matthew DeGennaro.
The Biomolecular Sciences Institute (BSI) has received funding from the the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Florida Department of Health to combat the Zika virus.
Dr. Kim Tieu, Professor, Department of Environmental & Occupational Health, will host a lecture.
Dr. Catherine Freudenreich from Tufts University will host a lecture.
Dr. Facundo Fernandez from Georgia Tech University will host a lecture.