Topic: Andy Ellington

Seven Faculty Members Named Fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

Nov. 29, 2012

Seven faculty members at The University of Texas at Austin have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS). AAAS fellows are chosen annually by their peers to recognize their scientifically or socially distinguished efforts to advance science or its applications.

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Developing New Vaccines for Emerging Diseases is Focus of $6.5 Million Contract

Oct. 22, 2012

Accelerating the evaluation and development of new vaccines for emerging health threats is the goal of University of Texas at Austin researchers who recently received $6.5 million from the U.S. Department of Defense and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

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University of Texas Chemist Receives Major Grant to Improve Detection of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis

Dec. 22, 2011

Developing a simple, paper-based test for drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) is the goal of a University of Texas at Austin chemist, whose project just received a $1.6 million point-of-care diagnostics grant through Grand Challenges in Global Health, an initiative created by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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The dangers of cannibalism

July 14, 2011
The dangers of cannibalism

Biochemistry Professor Andy Ellington writes about cannibalism, prions, mad cow disease and yet one more way in which civilization may be "hosed."

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In the Know

March 15, 2010
In the Know

The March 15 weekly roundup of campus kudos and press mentions.

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