News & Announcements
UAMS Using $2.4 Million NIH Grant to Study Bacterium that Causes Tick-borne Relapsing Fever
UAMS’ Jon Blevins, Ph.D., a professor in the College of Medicine Department of Microbiology and Immunology, is leading the four-year study funded by a $2.4 million grant from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
NIH Awards UAMS $7.9 Million to Create More Space for Pandemic Response, Infectious Disease Research
The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) will use a $7.9 million National Institutes of Health (NIH) grant to expand its infectious disease research capacity and establish a Pandemic Response and Public Health Laboratory by renovating existing research space.
Employee Spotlight Q & A with Matt Jorgenson, Ph.D., Recently Promoted to Assistant Professor Where did you grow up and are there any fun or interesting facts about your hometown? I grew up in southeast Minnesota in the small town of Kasson, an old community of old timey buildings. Kasson holds the distinction of being […]
Employee Spotlight Rhonda Anthony, Executive Assistant to Dr. Smeltzer – Center for Microbial Pathogenesis Host Inflammatory Responses How long have you worked at UAMS? 38 Years! Started in the Clin. Lab doing phlebotomy (4:00 a.m. every single day!) while going to school. (yea, I was like, nine years old! LOL!) What is the best career lesson […]
Employee Spotlight Steven Murdock, Graduate Assistant – Forrest Lab Where were you born and raised? I was born in New Orleans, Louisiana but I grew up here in Bryant. Best childhood memory? My best childhood memory would probably be playing pickup games of basketball with all the kids in my neighborhood growing up. Who is someone you […]
Employee Spotlight Changhoon Oh, Ph.D., Post-Doctoral Fellow – Aachoui Lab How long have you been with UAMS? Oh, time flies. I started working in the UAMS on Jan, 1st, 2019. I’ve already been here more than two years. Where is your hometown? My hometown is a small city called Jin-Ju in the southern part of South Korea. […]
Download the Winter 2021 MBIM Newsletter Employee Spotlight Samantha Crane, Graduate Assistant – Pechous Lab Where is your hometown? My hometown is Kansas City, Missouri, which is home to great barbecue, major sports teams like the Chiefs and the Royals, and a lot of fountains. Allegedly, Kansas City is second to Rome in the number of […]
Employee Spotlight Marcelle Dina Zita, Graduate Assistant – Boehme Lab Where are you from and what do you miss most? I’m from Cameroon (central/west Africa). I was born and raised in the capital, Yaounde. I definitely miss my family and the food the most. Any interesting facts about your country? We have more than 200 tribes and […]
Employee Spotlight Raj Singh, Research Technician – Cannon Lab How long have you been working at UAMS? I’ve been a part of the UAMS family for roughly three years now, but weirdly enough, it still feels like I just started working here yesterday. Where is your hometown? I actually have many “hometowns” because I moved and traveled […]