Strategic enrichment grant for interdisciplinary work in systems biology and quantitative genetics

PI Akpa and colleagues have been awarded funds to support an interdisciplinary research effort blending systems biology, quantitative genetics, and immunology. (Announcement)

Project title: A systems biology approach to assess host transcriptomics and virus kinetics in reproductive gilts in the face of porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome.

Lead PIs: Belinda Akpa (CVM) & Nick Serão (CALS)

Co-PIs: Johnathan Fogle, Glen Almond, Mark Knaeur

Our thanks to the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Veterinary Medicine for their support!

Seminar @Clemson University’s Department of Chemistry

clemson tigerDr Akpa thanks the wonderful people at Clemson Chemistry for hosting her for a day of discussing fluorescent nanoparticles, peptoids, antioxidants and more before her seminar on ‘Math + Biochemistry + Physiology: An examination of toxicity and lipid-mediated toxicity reversal using integrative physiological models’.