Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Core Director, Dr. Shahid Karim Receives Grant for His Research

Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Core Director, Dr. Shahid Karim from The University of Southern Mississippi recently received a grant from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for his research on the “Evaluation of Pesticide-Induced Oxidative Stress in Honey Bee (Apis Mellifera).” Dr. Karim’s research is supported in part by Mississippi INBRE.

Catching up with 2014-16 Mississippi INBRE Academic Year Scholar, Aurora Washington

Tougaloo College graduate, Aurora Washington worked in the lab of Mississippi INBRE Research Development Award Recipient, Dr. Santanu Banerjee for two years during her time at Tougaloo College. Upon graduation, she attended Brown University for a fully funded graduate school prep program. She is scheduled to begin graduate school this year. Aurora presented her research…

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Mississippi INBRE Imaging Facility Director, Dr. Alex Flynt Published Research

Mississippi INBRE’s Imaging Facility Director from The University of Southern Mississippi published his research, “Block ionomer complexes consisting of siRNA and aRAFT-synthesized hydrophilic-block-cationic copolymers II: The influence of cationic block charge density on gene suppression” in the journal Polymer Chemistry. His research is supported in part by Mississippi INBRE.

Catching up with Mississippi INBRE Service Scholar, Bijalben Patel

2016 Mississippi INBRE Service Scholar, Bijal Patel is working to reach her goals since completing her summer experience. After completing the Mississippi INBRE Service Scholar program, she returned to Millsaps College to finish her degree in Biology. After graduation, Bijal’s goal is to pursue a medical degree at University of Mississippi Medical Center. In February…

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Catching up with 2015 Mississippi INBRE Research Scholar, Joseph Jelinski

2015 Mississippi INBRE Research Scholar, Joseph Jelinski has worked hard to further his research since completing his summer experience. He was named an EAGLE SPUR Scholar in 2016, receiving a $1000 grant for his research, “Painless Tick Bite: Investigating the Functional Role of Novel Amblyomma maculatum Metalloproteases in Pain Suppression.” Joseph has had the opportunity to…

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Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Core Director, Dr. Shahid Karim Published Research on Tick-Bourne Diseases

Mississippi INBRE Bioinformatics Core Director, Dr. Shahid Karim 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 Ambluomma maculatum. His research is supported in part by Mississippi INBRE.