O-antigen from B. parapertussis may drastically improve whooping cough vaccine efficacy against B. parapertussis.
October 6, 2009
- Recent work by workers in Eric Harvill's lab in the center suggest ways to improving the vaccine for whooping cough. Examining the antigens expressed by B. parapertussis, a relative of B. pertussis which is responsible for whooping cough, they find that the O-antigen could be a critical component of future vaccines for this disease.
Center Students win 1st and 2nd Prize
March 5, 2009
- Man Kit Law and Danny Bruce have won 1st and 2nd prize in annual graduate research fair of the College of Agricultural Sciences.