At UC Irvine, Anthony James, a geneticist, has been working since the 1980s on breeding mosquitoes that, while viable themselves, do not transmit P. falciparum. …James realized that if he could endow the mosquito with genes that produce antibodies to P.
UCI biologist Katrine Whiteson joined other U.S. scientists Friday, May 13, at an event hosted by the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy to announce a new National Microbiome Initiative that will foster integrated study of microbiomes across
The prospect of engineering a mosquito that would eradicate the disease is promising, but not without concerns of possible unintended consequences. Joining Take Two to discuss: Anthony James, Distinguished Professor of molecular biology and biochemistry at UC Irvine. Listen to
On May 9 UC Irvine officially opened a lab to train scientists from around the world studying Zika, tuberculosis and other highly contagious diseases. Read the entire article here.
Hung D. Nguyen, assistant professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering & Materials Science and CVR member, is the Samueli School’s newest recipient of the National Science Foundation’s Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) award. Nguyen’s five-year, $508,000 award will support