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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.

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.

Andrew Read elected a Fellow of the Royal Society

Penn State Evan Pugh Professor Andrew Read – Director of the Huck Institutes' Center for Infectious Disease Dynamics – has been elected a Fellow of the Royal Society.

Disease spread through ants

David Hughes talks about studying disease spread through ants.

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.

Manuel Llinás receives grant from Gates Foundation to continue novel study of malaria parasite

Manuel Llinás, 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.

Battling drug-resistant pathogens

Biologist Andrew Read argues for new treatment strategies in race against rapidly evolving 'bugs.'

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.

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.

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.