Mar 16, 2016
Keeping ribosomes stuck may stop virulent bacteria strain in its tracks
Compounds that stop a cellular rescue operation for stuck ribosomes may bolster the nation's defenses against biowarfare and bioterrorism, as well as create alternative antibiotics to handle increasingly resistant pathogens, according to a team of researchers.
Feb 03, 2016
Huck Institutes and the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD) featured in Penn State president's blog
An invitation to a CIDD luncheon provides food for thought: "Brown Bags and Bright Ideas" in "Digging Deeper" with Dr. Eric Barron.
Apr 30, 2015
Andrew Read elected a Fellow of the Royal Society
Penn State Evan Pugh Professor Andrew Read â€“ Director of the Huck Institutes' Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics â€“ has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.
Apr 07, 2015
Disease spread through ants
David Hughes talks about studying disease spread through ants.
Feb 15, 2015
Andrew Read named Eberly Professor in Biotechnology
Andrew F. Read, Evan Pugh Professor of Biology and Entomology and the Director of the Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics (CIDD), has been named the Eberly Professor in Biotechnology at Penn State.
Dec 10, 2014
Manuel LlinÃ¡s receives grant from Gates Foundation to continue novel study of malaria parasite
Manuel LlinÃ¡s, a Huck-cofunded researcher and associate professor of biochemistry and molecular biology at Penn State has been awarded two years of Phase II funding for a Grand Challenges Exploration Grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
Nov 06, 2014
Battling drug-resistant pathogens
Biologist Andrew Read argues for new treatment strategies in race against rapidly evolving 'bugs.'
Nov 02, 2014
In disease outbreak management, flexibility can save lives and money
A new approach for responding to and managing disease outbreaks is being proposed by a team of epidemiologists led by two Penn State researchers at the Huck Institutes. The team's flexible approach could save many lives and millions of dollars.
Oct 14, 2014
Video profile: Matt Ferrari
Ecology faculty member and Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics researcher Dr. Matt Ferrari studies long-term trends in childhood infectious diseases.
Oct 14, 2014
Video profile: Emily Finch & Sandeep Prabhu
Immunology and Infectious Diseases Ph.D. candidate Emily Finch and faculty researcher Dr. Sandeep Prabhu study relationships between diet and disease.