Mississippi INBRE Research Scholar, Joshua Hurssey has an MD/PhD in his Sights

Joshua Hurssey, senior at Mississippi Valley State University spent his summer doing research at the University of Mississippi Medical Center. His research is entitled, ““Evaluation of Bone Marrow and Subcutaneous Fat in Ovariectomized Rats Following Sustained Delivery of Estrogen or NPY – 1Receptor Antagonist.” His goal is to pursue an MD/PhD and to eventually become…

Dr. Shahid Karim Making Strides in Tick-Bourne Disease Research

Dr. Shahid Karim, Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Core Director from The University of Southern Mississippi, recently published his research entitled, “Catalase is a determinant of the colonization and transovarial transmission of Rickettsia parkeri in the Gulf Coast tick Amblyomma maculatum” in the journal Insect Molecular Biology. Dr. Karim’s research is funded by Mississippi INBRE.