Topic: Sara Sawyer

UT in the News: Tracking Sand, Creating Vaccinations

Jan. 29, 2013
UT in the News: Tracking Sand, Creating Vaccinations

The Jackson School's Jamie Austin and John Goff (from left) are among many UT scholars in demand by the media. Check out recent stories that quote our faculty.

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Engineered Immune Cells Resist Infection from HIV and Could Ultimately Replace Drug Therapy

Jan. 24, 2013

Researchers cut and pasted a series of HIV-resistant genes into T cells, specialized immune cells targeted by the virus.

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Evolutionary Biologist Will Study HIV with Grant from AIDS Research Foundation

Feb. 25, 2009

Dr. Sara Sawyer, an evolutionary biologist, will use a $120,000 grant from the Foundation for AIDS Research (amfAR) to study how the HIV virus and the cells it attacks have evolved together over time. The goal of her research is to discover new targets for drugs.

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