Genetics and Biochemistry

CAFLS scientists receive major NIH grant to study African sleeping sickness

Clemson University scientists in the College of Agriculture, Forestry & Life Sciences (CAFLS) have received a $347,263 two-year grant from the National Institutes of Health to discover metabolic targets that could lead to a cure for African sleeping sickness.

Members of the interdisciplinary research team are James Morris, professor, Meredith Morris, assistant professor, both in the Department of Genetics and Biochemistry, College of Agriculture, Forestry & Life Sciences; and Kenneth Christensen, associate professor and Christine Ackroyd from the Department of Chemistry, College of Engineering and Science.

Full Article: http://www.clemson.edu/cafls/enews/2014/2014_files_02/2014_enews_1_morris.html