Category: In the News
Taylor Nye, a postdoctoral research scholar in the Hultgren Laboratory at Washington University in St. Louis, has been selected for the shortlist in Nature’s competition for Inspiring Women in Science. (Links to an external site)
The Inspiring Women in Science awards celebrate and support the achievements of women in science, and all those who work to encourage girls and young women to engage with STEM subjects and stay in STEM careers around the world.
Recurrent UTIs linked to gut microbiome, chronic inflammation (Links to an external site)
Antibiotics may increase risk of further UTIs by disrupting microbiome
Ernie Simms — a groundbreaking researcher and mentor in St. Louis (Links to an external site)
Beverley was both the inaugural recipient and namer of the Ernest St. John Simms distinguished professorship, which honors the first Black man to hold a tenured academic appointment at the WashU School of Medicine. Simms had an amazing life story.
65 Fellows Elected into the American Academy of Microbiology (Links to an external site)
In February, the American Academy of Microbiology (Academy) elected 65 new Fellows to the Class of 2022, including Dr. Carolina Lopez and Dr. Christina Stallings.
‘It’s very promising’ | WashU’s experimental COVID-19 vaccine prevents disease in mice (Links to an external site)
Researchers at Washington University in St. Louis have developed a COVID-19 vaccine candidate that has prevented pneumonia in mice.
Wash U Researchers Genetically Engineer Coronavirus Lookalike (Links to an external site)
To allow more labs to conduct coronavirus research, Whelan and a team of Washington University researchers devised a workaround: a genetically engineered virus.
Lab-created virus can help COVID-19 research, developers say (Links to an external site)
A lab-created virus that’s similar to but not as dangerous as the new coronavirus could aid efforts to create COVID-19 treatments and vaccines, according to scientists who created it.