Tag: microbiology

Henke Hall demolition clears way for state-of-the-art science building

Henke Hall demolition clears way for state-of-the-art science building

June 20, 2017  |  Comments
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The demolition of Henke is the part of the first phase of construction on UH Manoaʻs Life Sciences building scheduled to open fall 2019.

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Microbiology undergraduates supported with UROP awards

Microbiology undergraduates supported with UROP awards

June 15, 2017  |  Comments
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Students in Sladjana Prisic’s lab study organisms that may lead to more effective treatments for tuberculosis.

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Jute fiber genomes could help improve production of natural fiber

Jute fiber genomes could help improve production of natural fiber

February 23, 2017  |  Comments
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The research will be used to improve the plants’ traits, such as fiber quality, yield, disease resistance and salinity tolerance.

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Alice Ball scholarship honors pioneering chemist in fight against Hansen’s disease

Alice Ball scholarship honors pioneering chemist in fight against Hansen’s disease

February 23, 2017  |  1 Comment
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The Alice Ball scholarship provides support for College of Natural Sciences students.

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Milestone in innovative Life Sciences building project

Milestone in innovative Life Sciences building project

January 9, 2017  |  3 Comments
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Layton Construction Company and Group 70 International selected for the design and construction of the Life Science building on the Mānoa campus.

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Genome sequence of a new bacteria species published by UH Mānoa undergraduates

Genome sequence of a new bacteria species published by UH Mānoa undergraduates

December 13, 2016  |  Comments
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Yen Nguyen, Jessica Thawley and Alex Lee discover and characterize the second species in the genus Piscirickettsia.

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Life Sciences building project marks new beginning for UH Mānoa

Life Sciences building project marks new beginning for UH Mānoa

August 22, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The 21st century learning facility will house the biology, microbiology and botany departments and the Pacific Biosciences Research Center.

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NSF funds undergraduate DNA and biodiversity research

NSF funds undergraduate DNA and biodiversity research

June 3, 2016  |  Comments
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Undergraduates arrive to begin DNA-based discoveries in Hawaiʻi’s biodiversity.

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Undergrad helps discover new bacterium on way to marine biology degree

Undergrad helps discover new bacterium on way to marine biology degree

December 8, 2015  |  Comments
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Vanessa K. Zepeda was instrumental in the discovery of a spiral-shaped bacterium that is the only known representative of a new genus and species.

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Coordinated national and global effort needed to understand Earth’s microbiome

Coordinated national and global effort needed to understand Earth’s microbiome

October 30, 2015  |  Comments
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Recent publications co-authored by UH Mānoa researcher Margaret McFall-Ngai urge governments to support coordinated research effort on microbiomes.

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