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New Study: Cranberries Pack a Punch to Bacteria Linked to Cystic Fibrosis

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

George Mason researchers are seeking out naturally based remedies to beat back antibiotic-resistant bacteria—and finding success. http://newsdesk.gmu.edu/2015/02/new-study-cranberries-pack-punch-bacteria-linked-cystic-fibrosis/

International Research Team Tackles Deadly Virus

| February 10, 2015 | 0 Comments

A George Mason University-led team of international researchers is looking for ways to treat a debilitating and often fatal encephalitis virus that hits horses and humans alike. https://newsdesk.gmu.edu/2015/02/international-research-team-tackles-deadly-virus/

Dr. Hakami is awarded USAMRIID contract

| January 8, 2015 | 0 Comments

The U.S. Medical Research Institute of lnfectious Diseases (USAMRIID) has announced intentions to award a new contract to George Mason University for profiling of host responses to high priority pathogens. Please see this link for further details: http://globalbiodefense.com/2015/01/05/host-response-profiling-burkholderia-y-pestis/    

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Congratulations Dr. Narayanan

| December 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

Dr. Narayanan is the winner of the 2014 College of Science Dean’s Early-Career Excellence Award. The Early-Career Excellence Award is presented to a tenure-track faculty member in the College who has achieved notable success since January 2014 and has increased the profile of their Department and College of Science.

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Dr. Van Hoek – “Molecular drill bits attack tuberculosis”

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

http://www.rsc.org/chemistryworld/2014/03/molecular-drill-bits-amp-peptides-attack-tuberculosis-bacteria

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Dr. Van Hoek and Barney Bishop – Mason 4-VA Grant Awards Honored

| October 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Drs. Monique van Hoek and Barney Bishop were awarded a collaborative grant with James Madison University to study antimicrobial activity in the bedbug, Cimex lectularius. http://4va.gmu.edu/innovationgrants/​

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Governor McAuliffe

| October 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Governor McAuliffe 

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Dr. Hakami’s Lab Researching Black Death

| August 15, 2014 | 0 Comments

George Mason University professor Ramin M. Hakami is searching for new ways to treat modern ailments by studying bacterial and viral biodefense agents, including the medieval disease notoriously known as the Black Death. See more here:  http://newsdesk.gmu.edu/2014/08/mason-researchers-looking-fresh-answers-medieval-disease/    

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Dr. Kylene Kehn-Hall 2013 Mason Emerging Researcher Award

| October 8, 2013 | 0 Comments

Dr. Kylene Kehn-Hall will receive the award from Vikas Chandhoke, Vice President for Research and Economic Development, at the Celebration of Achievements ceremony on be Monday, Nov. 11th in the Center for the Arts concert hall main lobby.  The ceremony and reception will be from , 12:30 PM – 2:00 PM. The winners short bios […]

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Researcher Returns to Africa with New Way to “Trap” Deadly Virus

| August 5, 2013 | 0 Comments

By Michele McDonald Flying in a small plane over Kenya 25 years ago, researcher Charlie Bailey searched for mosquito breeding grounds where he thought the virus that causes Rift Valley fever hid between outbreaks. He returned to Africa last month with better methods of diagnosing the devastating disease. While Nairobi has grown in the decades […]