Scripps: New Antibiotic Packs a Punch Against Bacterial Resistance

June 22, 2017
Scripps:  New Antibiotic Packs a Punch Against Bacterial Resistance

Scripps: New Antibiotic Packs a Punch Against Bacterial Resistance

Scientists at The Scripps Research Institute (TSRI) have given new superpowers to a lifesaving antibiotic called vancomycin, an advance that could eliminate the threat of antibiotic-resistant infections for years to come. The researchers, led by Dale Boger, co-chair of TSRI’s Department of Chemistry, discovered a way to structurally modify vancomycin to make an already-powerful version of the antibiotic even more potent.

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National Science Foundation Awards FAMU $2M Grant to Enhance Student Success in STEM

June 21, 2017
National Science Foundation Awards FAMU $2M Grant to Enhance Student Success in STEM

National Science Foundation Awards FAMU $2M Grant to Enhance Student Success in STEM

Florida A&M University (FAMU) has been awarded a four-year, $2 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Historically Black Colleges and Universities Undergraduate Program (HBCU-UP) to help broaden the participation of minority graduates in the nation’s science and technology workforce.

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FAMU Launches Digital Learning Initiative as Faculty Prepare to Transform Classrooms with Technology

June 6, 2017
FAMU Launches Digital Learning Initiative as Faculty Prepare to Transform Classrooms with Technology

FAMU Launches Digital Learning Initiative as Faculty Prepare to Transform Classrooms with Technology

While Florida A&M University students are enjoying summer activities, such as internships and study abroad experiences; faculty are hard at work finding unique ways to overhaul their classrooms by weaving the latest technology infusion upgrades into their courses.

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