2015 Mississippi INBRE Research Scholar Annabelle Clark Awarded Grant from the Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research

Congratulations to 2015 Mississippi INBRE Research Scholar, Annabelle Clark from The University of Southern Mississippi. She recently received a grant from the Drapeau Center for Undergraduate Research for her research entitled, “Biochemical characterization of Glycine-Rich Proteins in the Lone Star tick (Amblyomma americanum).”

USM Researcher, Dr. Rangachari is Awarded an R01 for his research on Alzheimer’s Disease

Dr. Vijay Rangachari, associate professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at The University of Southern Mississippi, was recently awarded one of the National Institutes of Health’s (NIH) most competitive grants, the Research Project Grant or R01. This grant will enable him to further his research on Alzheimer’s disease. His research is supported in…

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Mississippi INBRE Program Director Attends NIH-Hosted Workshop

Mississippi INBRE Program Director, Dr. Mohamed Elasri attended a workshop hosted by the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute entitled, “Training the Next Generation of Implementation Researchers for Health Equity” in Bethesda, Maryland on August 30-31. Leaders and experts in the fields of implementation science, prevention science, health inequities research, and training and research workforce…

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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…

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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.