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Brissette awarded $387,750 grant through the NIH’s Allergy and Infectious Disease Institute

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Dr. Catherine Brissette, associate professor in the Department of Biomedical Sciences, was recently awarded a $387,750 R21 grant through the National Institutes of Health’s Allergy and Infectious Disease Institute. The scientific review panel characterized Dr. Brissette’s proposal as trail-blazing, and praised the level of innovation as well as the excellent research environment at UND. A […]

Dhasarathy and Brissette awarded $300k grant via Department of Defense tick-borne disease research program

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Department of Biomedical Sciences faculty Drs. Archana Dhasarathy and Catherine Brissette have been awarded a two-year grant through Department of Defense tick-borne disease research program. TheĀ $300,000 award (plus indirects) will be used to explore epigenetic mechanisms involved in Lyme disease. The bacterial pathogen Borrelia burgdorferi is the causative agent of Lyme disease, the most prevalent […]