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IOB Faculty Contribute to Breakthrough

Dr. Arthur Edison and Dr. Natarajan Kannan, as well as members of their labs, have contributed to a project that has resulted in a breakthrough in the treatment of leukemia. While working with Dr. Takahiro Ito, the researchers have identified a new drug target for...

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iWall Installed in Science Library

A new iWall system has been installed in the Science Library, located in Boyd Graduate Studies. The iWall is an interactive hardware/software system that allows for innovative and collaborative educational experiences. The iWall is a joint venture, and is available for collaboratorium classes and interdisciplinary projects. ...

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Dr. Jessica Kissinger Named Distinguished Research Professor

Dr. Jessica Kissinger, Director of IOB and Professor in the Department of Genetics, has been named a Distinguished Research Professor. Dr. Kissinger's work in the field of eukaryotic pathogen research has transformed how pathogen research is conducted internationally. For more information on Dr. Kissinger's research, please visit...

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IOB Faculty Named Associate Editor

Dr. Alexander Bucksch has been named Associate Editor for Plant Methods. Plant Methods is an open access, peer-reviewed journal for the plant research community that encompasses all aspects of technological innovation in the plant sciences. ...

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Bioinformatics Student Receives Grant

Zheng Ruan, PhD student in Bioinformatics, has been awarded a 2017 Innovative and Interdisciplinary Research Grant from the University of Georgia Graduate School. This grant provides an award to assist Mr. Ruan in his research activities. The Graduate School established this program as part of its...

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3-Minute Thesis Competition Winners

The Institute of Bioinformatics held a 3-Minute Thesis competition at our recent retreat. First place was given to Yi Yan, while Elizabeth Trippe came in as a close second. The competition was fierce and fun! Congratulations!!...

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IOB Faculty and Alumnus Publish Paper

Dr. Natarajan Kannan, IOB faculty member, and Dr. Daniel McSkimming, IOB alumnus, have published a paper in BMC Bioinformatics. "Classifying kinase conformations using a machine learning approach" was published in BMC Bioinformatics in February of this year. The paper can be found here....

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