Topic: Andy Ellington

Freshman Researchers Receive Grant for Malaria Diagnostics

June 9, 2015
FRI participant and faculty member Tim Riedel develop DiY diagnostics

Undergraduate researchers will create diagnostics to test mosquitos for blood-borne pathogens such as malaria, dengue fever and chikungunya virus.

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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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UT Game Changers: Andy Ellington

Sept. 9, 2012
Andy Ellington

Andy Ellington: Do I Really Need a Doctor for That? Technology Should Allow Us to Diagnose Ourselves.

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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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