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Spring 2018

Mar 6, 2018

Young Research Scholars and SIRI Link

    For the past three years, the Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI) has sponsored the Summer Interdisciplinary Research Initiative (SIRI) which helps undergraduate student gain laboratory research experience over the summer.  This year, CMI expanded the program in a unique way by linking it with the newly developed Young Scholar Award (YSA) Program. On January 19, Associate Members were… 

Feb 15, 2018

Finding New Drugs, Faster

Article written by Greer Arthur. The Comparative Medicine Institute (CMI) at NC State is launching a Drug Discovery Initiative to reinvigorate the hunt for powerful new drugs. The initiative, coined ‘Natural Products to Drugs’ (NP2D), will accelerate the identification of naturally-occurring compounds with therapeutic potential, ultimately leading to the development of new medicines targeting infectious diseases,… 

Feb 13, 2018

2018 EID Seed Grant Awards

January 10, the Comparative Medicine Institute’s Emerging and Infectious Disease Program held it a seed grant competition specifically for the Associate Members.  This important community-building event was hosted at the College of Veterinary Medicine Research Building.  Three grants for a total of $5000 each were handed out.  For one of the proposals, EID partnered with the Triangle Center for… 

Jan 23, 2018

TPP 2018 Winter Update

Greetings TPP members and associates, Hope everyone had a tremendous break and that your semester is off to a great start.  It’s hard for us (Anthony and Scott) to believe that we took on the TPP leadership a year ago, the year has just flown by.  The year was busy with many TPP sponsored activities…