Latest News for January 9th, 2018

Dahanukar lab shows how insect food choice can be manipulated

IIGB Researchers have found a way to access and manipulate taste neurons in the pharynx (throat) of the common fruit fly that could help control the spread of mosquito-related illnesses, such as dengue, malaria, yellow fever, and Zika virus, and reduce the loss of crops due to agricultural pests. Here is the link to the...

Sue Wessler named to Royal Society

The IIGB/CEPCEB geneticist has been named a foreign member of the Royal Society, whose past membership includes Isaac Newton, Charles Darwin, and Albert Einstein. Inclusion in the Royal Society is based on outstanding accomplishments over the lifetime of a career in science, engineering, and technology and requires the nomination of two current fellows. Approximately 700...
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