Margo Brinton, Regents’ Professor: Basu M, Courtney SC, Brinton MA (2017). Arsenite-induced stress granule formation is inhibited by elevated levels of reduced glutathione in West Nile virus-infected cells. PLoS Pathog. 2017 Feb 27;13(2):e1006240. doi: 10.1371/journal.ppat.1006240. PMID: 28241074
Zhang J, Pearson JZ, Gorbet GE, Cölfen H, Germann MW, Brinton MA, Demeler B (2017). Spectral and Hydrodynamic… more »
Andrew Ho, a third-year biology student, will spend spring semester studying at sea thanks to a $10,000 Semester at Sea Study Abroad Scholarship funded by the National Society of Collegiate Scholarships.
For 105 days, students participating in the Semester at Sea program will visit 11 countries, 12 cities and four continents, including Asia, Africa, Europe… more »
Here’s a challenge: Travel to the other side of the world, to a country where you’ve never been before and don’t speak a word of the language, and see how far you get. That would be a daunting task even for an adult, but Jenny Pham had to do it at age six.
ATLANTA—A Georgia State University graduate student has been awarded the Carol Litchfield Memorial Award for best student presentation in environmental microbiology at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial Microbiology and Biotechnology.
Kyle Gabriel, an applied and environmental microbiology doctoral student in the Department of Biology at Georgia State, studies and develops novel microbial… more »
Walking through the hallways of the Petit Science Center this summer you might pass a classroom or laboratory filled with a rare group of students, students excited to be spending their summer break immersed in scientific research.
Thanks to a new five-year grant awarded to Kyle Frantz and Geert de Vries of Neuroscience along… more »
Certain viruses, such as influenza, could survive on children’s toys long enough to result in exposures, placing children at risk for getting infectious diseases, according to researchers at Georgia State University.
The researchers tested how long an enveloped virus could survive on pieces of a flexible plastic children’s toy, a squeaking frog. They were… more »
A protein designed by researchers at Georgia State University can effectively target a cell surface receptor linked to a number of diseases, showing potential as a therapeutic treatment for an array of illnesses, including cancer, according to the research team.
ProAgio, which is created from a human protein, targets the cell surface receptor integrin v3… more »
Nestled on the third floor of the Natural Science Center is a laboratory not only known for its innovative research but its open-door policy. Run by Sidney Crow of Biology, the lab is simply known as the Crow Lab but affectionately referred to as the Crow Orphanage.
Dr. Paul Ulrich grew up in a family that promoted discovery and curiosity, setting the stage for his future career in higher education and biological research. In 2000, he earned a bachelor of science degree in biology from Houghton College. Dr. Ulrich pursued graduate training at the University Of Delaware College Of Marine Studies, where… more »
R. Andrew Sevrinsky, a Georgia State University Honors College student, has been named a Barry M. Goldwater Scholar, one of 252 award recipients nationwide.
Noa Erlitzki, an Honors College junior, earned honorable mention for the Goldwater Scholarship, marking the first time that Georgia State has had two students recognized by the Goldwater Foundation in… more »