Following the Sun to the End of the Earth
In December 2016, Stuart Jefferies, a professor in Georgia State’s Department of Physics and Astronomy led a six-man crew representing five institutions in three nations to Antarctica.
ATLANTA—Dr. Christopher Basler, a professor in the Institute for Biomedical Sciences at Georgia State University, has received a five-year, $4.1 million federal grant to develop a drug targeting Ebola virus.
ATLANTA—The Institute for Biomedical Sciences (IBMS) at Georgia State University is offering two new graduate degree programs designed to prepare students for careers in the biomedical sciences that will enhance human health and bring scientific discoveries to market.
ATLANTA—Having high levels of a certain biomarker is linked to poor prognosis in African-American patients with triple-negative breast cancer, while the same biomarker doesn’t influence disease outcomes in white patients, according to a new study.
ATLANTA–When epidemiological data are scarce, social media and Internet reports can be reliable tools for forecasting infectious disease outbreaks, according to a study led by an expert in the School of Public Health at Georgia State University.
ATLANTA–An enzyme that plays an active role in inflammation could be a natural way to suppress tumors and ulcers in the colon found in colitis associated cancer.
ATLANTA—Dr. Stuart Jefferies, professor in the Department of Physics and Astronomy at Georgia State University, will lead a multi-institutional team in opening the South Pole Solar Observatory in Antarctica and installing and operating instruments that will record high-resolution images of the Sun.
ATLANTA—Scientists at Georgia State University’s Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy (CHARA) have been awarded a $3.9 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to provide scientists greater access to the CHARA Array telescopes at the Mount Wilson Observatory in California.
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