YSPH’s Brian Weiss has identified a bacterium that can colonize the gut of tsetse flies and help stop the spread of the deadly African trypanosomes parasite.
Awardees are Kwame Dawes, Patricia Cornelius, Raghu Karnad, Young Jean Lee, Danielle McLaughlin, David Chariandy, Ishion Hutchinson, and Rebecca Solnit.
Katarzyna Chawarska, Veneeta Dayal, and Jane Tylus were appointed to endowed professorships.
Tylus is a literary historian who specializes in late medieval and early modern European literature, religion, and culture.
Chawarska is a leading expert in research on identifying early diagnostic markers and novel treatment targets in autism spectrum disorders.
Dayal focuses her research on the semantics of natural language and its interface with syntax and pragmatics, typically from a cross-linguistic perspective.
Pericles Lewis, vice president for global strategy and deputy provost for international affairs, visited Makerere University in Kampala, Uganda on March 13.